“Dragonfly” (pictured above) follows the journey of Miikka Friman, a 24-year old amateur filmmaker whose fascination for butterflies shaped his life from the age of 6.
Toivoniemi, who is producing the pic via her Helsinki-based company Tuffi Films, previously directed the short film “Role” which played at Locarno in 2014 and produced the Oscar-nominated short “Do I Have to Take Care of Everything” in 2013.
The documentary won a 3000 Euros grant as part of the best pitch award whose jury comprised Fortissimo Films’ Berenice Fugard, TenOne Entertainment’s Robert Burke and La-based critic Barbara Gasser.
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