Docpoint – Helsinki Documentary Film Festival


2020 People We Come Across

People We Come Across

Director: Mia Halme
Producer: Marianne Mäkelä / napafilms Oy

Doctor Anu Kantele leads an international study to develop a vaccine against diarrhea. Vaccine could save lives of children in poor countries and reduce usage of antibiotics. By this, it could even help in fight against world-threatening super bacteria. 800 Finnish tourists travel to a West African village to be vaccination guinea pigs. Poor villagers rouse their need to help, and financial aid by Finns causes friction in the small community. Super B deals with problematics of helping and with antibiotic resistance that is a major global threat.

Title in Original Language : 2020 Super B

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