Rooted with Wings

A Film by Thomas Freundlich

Synopsis

IKUINEN LIIKE
Rooted with Wings explores the work of internationally acclaimed choreographer Tero Saarinen, granting a unique impression of his creative process. In a turbulent world fetishizing technology and change, Saarinen embraces a philosophy of awareness, presence in the moment and centered physicality.

Director

  • Picture of Thomas Freundlich © Pekka Kurtz

    Thomas Freundlich

    Thomas Freundlich is one of the leading practitioners in Finland’s vibrantly growing independent dance film scene. His work has been acknowledged with over 40 grants and awards from cultural foundations, arts councils and festivals in Finland and internationally. As filmmaker and cinematographer, Mr. Freundlich’s work has been seen at over 250 film festivals worldwide as well as on broadcast channels including Arte, Yle, SVT, NRK and TSN. From 2012 to 2014, Mr. Freundlich was the co-artistic director of Finland’s Loikka dance film festival. His recent short film work includes Cold Storage (2016),
    which has, to date, received 33 awards and some 220 festival selections. In 2017 and 2018, Cold Storage was the most widely screened Finnish short film at festivals worldwide.

Awards + Festivals

  • 10th LOIKKA DANCE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Premiere, Helsinki, Finland)April 5, 2018
  • 25th RAUMA BLUE SEA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Rauma, Finland)August 26, 2018
  • 31st HELSINKI INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Helsinki, Finland)September 24, 2018
  • 4th PORI FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pori, Finland)December 2, 2018
  • 2019 EQUILIBRIO FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Rome, Italy)February 17, 2019

Trailer

Crew

Director
Thomas Freundlich
Producer
Mete Sasioglu
Director of Photography
Thomas Freundlich
Editor
Thomas Freundlich
Music
Tomas Rogersson

Cast

Tero Saarinen

Details

Running Time
52:43 min
Shooting Format
Digital Red 4.5 K
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
1:2.39
Sound
Stereo

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

Markus Kaatsch
aug&ohr medien
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany

+49 (0)30 61620068

film@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

DIRECTOR / PRODUCTION COMPANY

Thomas Freundlich

+358 400 805 438
thomas@lumikinosproduction.com
http://www.lumikinosproduction.com/ http://facebook.com/lumikinosproduction