The Rootless

A grandfather and granddaughter share a desire to revive the heritage of their culture and language. This effort to cultivate their Karelian heritage is interrupted by the sudden passing of their grandfather.

Directed by

August Joensalo

2023 | 12 min | Finnish (s.t. English)

Featured selection

Tampere Film Festival 2024

Filmmaker’s country: Finland
Country of filming: Finland
Country of production: Finland

Cinema exhibition
Screening followed by a discussion with the filmmaker (Kaua’i’ōʻō)

Discussion with the filmmaker
Q&A with with Samy Benhammar

Friday, May 10

8 pm | Cinéma Moderne

7:30 pm Audience welcome
8 pm Screening begins

5150 Saint-Laurent Blvd.
Montreal, QC
H2T 1R8

Free admission, subject to availability

May 10th films