Docpoint – Helsinki Documentary Film Festival

Programme

2021 Snowball Effect

Snowball Effect

Director: Pauliina Punkki

Producer: Kaisa Astikainen and Pauliina Punkki/Ida Productions

Snowball Effect follows one of the biggest and weirdest political scandals in the recent history of Finland. It is a tragedy about democracy in micro cosmos level telling a story about power struggle in a small community in Finnish Lapland. In the film we witness how small issues snowball into big scandals without an end in sight.