Maria’s Paradise – Nordic Film Focus


The film days Nordic Film Focus will this time be held in collaboration with Reykjavík Feminist Film Festival during 16-19 January. The program in The Nordic House puts focus on Nordic female film directors and identity as a topic. Newly, Nordic films will be screened and a discussion will be facilitated with the directors and other representatives of the films.

The entrance is free, but secure your tickets here:

Maria’s Paradise/ Marian paratiisi – Finnland
Finnish with English subtitles (110 min)
Director: Zaida Bergroth

The orphan Salome is the servant and a devout follower of Maria Åkerblom, a charismatic sect leader. When Salome befriends a rebellious outsider and starts to have doubts, Maria turns dangerous. The film is inspired by true events.

The actress Satu-Tuuli Karhu, who plays Salome, will attend the screening of the film in The Nordic House and address guests in the beginning.


Nordic Film Focus Program
Reykjavík Feminist Film Festival

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