Film - Program 3 Filmfest 2016


Directed by Lisa Myllymäki


Director: Lisa Myllymäki
Section: Program 3
Country: Finland
Year: 2016
Language: Finnish
Version: Original version with English subtitles
Cast: Julia Vuorinen, Emmi Tikkanen, Maj Kokkonen

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Julia Vuorinen is a 16-year-old girl who uses social media as any other teenager in the 21st century. Her smartphone is an important part of her daily routine, from waking up in the morning till going to bed at night. This documentary follows Julia’s day and observes what kind of a content she browses in social media and how it influences her life. BLESSINGS tells a story of a person who could easily be any one of us these days. A glimpse of reality reflected in the life of a sixteen-year-old girl and the modern world.

  • Duration: 13 Min.

  • Film School: MUAS, Metropolia University of Applied Sciences Department of Media

Meet the director


Lisa Myllymäki

Lisa Myllymäki was born 13th of March 1991 in Finland. BLESSINGS is her debut documentary film, which embodies her curiosity towards different phenomena and the world surrounding her. In addition to film, Lisa has experience in marketing and communications. Lisa is currently studying towards a Bachelor’s degree in cinematography and editing at Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences.


Screenplay: Lisa Myllymäki
Director of Photography: Lisa Myllymäki
Film Editor: Santtu Koivisto
Sound: Sandra Tervonen
Producer: Eveliina Solja, Arto Tuohimaa