Permission to Fall

Short Documentary

The immigrant children of Eastern Finland’s reception center are delighted! They get to learn how to ski in the International Cross Country skiing school. The story follows children getting their first skis, learning the basics and heading out for a big hill. Until it’s time to head for the first cross-country skiing contest. In this competition everybody wins.

Director: Einari Paakkanen
Screenwriter: Hanna Kuirinlahti
Producer: Elina Pohjola
Cinematographer: Antti Polojärvi
Editor: Hanna Kuirinlahti
Sound Design: Pietu Korhonen
Composer: Markku Kanerva