Pasi “Sleeping” Myllymäki


Pasi “Sleeping” Myllymäki is a Finnish filmmaker known for his alternative short films in the punk and underground scenes. Myllymäki graduated as a graphic designer from the Lahti Institute of Fine Arts and Design in 1976. Inspired by the DIY mentality of punk, he began making his own Super 8 shorts with the amateur cinematographer Risto Laakkonen. Between 1976–85 they produced nearly 50 short films. Myllymäki’s underground short films have been screened e.g. at Image Forum Film Festival in Japan and and Venice Biennale 2017.

RIFF screens 26 shorts by the Director:

To Be Continued
FIN 1:57 min
Good Night
FIN 7:14 min
Murra Murra
FIN 3:00 min
Five words
FIN 2:22 min
Tape Recorder Is A Wonderful Invention
FIN 2:48 min
The Forssa syndrome
FIN 1:40 min
I’m from the City
FIN 1:56 min
Systematic as Sperm
FIN 0:37 min
Drive Around the World
FIN 1:40 min
FIN 2:42 min
Bolts from the Blue
FIN 0:20 min
Tremble in the Landscape
FIN 1:05 min
The Underground Narrow Film Goes Japan
FIN 1:09 min
Five Holes in Celluloid
FIN 2:05 min
Colouring Book. Now.
FIN 3:14 min
3000 Autoa
FIN 2:28 min
Andalusian Doghouse
FIN 1:36 min
Asphalt Ballet
FIN 0:51 min
FIN 3:37 min
FIN 1:42 min
UFO in the Water
FIN 2:47 min
Fire Of Life
FIN 3:28 min
How a Mysterious Hitchhiker Picks Up Three Stones
FIN 1:09
The Strolling Creatures of Light
FIN 1:31
Omena The Apple
FIN 1:32
Otila Magic Blues (2017)

FIN 23 min