Films

New Run

New Run

Synopsis

Five years ago 20-year-old Pekka Hyysalo wanted to become the best freestyle skier in the world. Director of New Run Miikka Niemi was shooting a freestyle skiing film when Pekka’s final jump happened right in front of his eyes. Pekka overshot the landing and crashed.
Brain injury and recovery of this Finnish man touched and inspired not just the freestyle skiing community but everyone else, too. New Run tells about the last five years and the future of Pekka. With endless determination he is running on against all odds.

Miikka Niemi

Schedule

18.11.2017
14:00 - 15:12
Tallinn, 
Coca-Cola Plaza
Hall 8
Screening code: 020502
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23.11.2017
15:30 - 16:42
Tallinn, 
Apollo Kino Solaris
Hall 5
Screening code: 071201
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24.11.2017
16:45 - 17:57
Tallinn, 
Coca-Cola Plaza
Hall 10
Screening code: 080702
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Screenings with guests might end later than expected.

Programme

JF DOC@Just
Estonian Olympic Committee Presents

Film info

Country: Finland
Year: 2016
Duration: 72 minutes
Languages: Finnish, English
Director: Miikka Niemi
Producer: Maria Gullsten
Writers: Maria Gullsten, Miikka Niemi, Janne Rosenvall
DOPs: Otso Alanko, Tuomas Hinkkanen, Iisakki Kennilä, Ilmari Mannermaa, Elias Markkula, Joonas Mattila, Miikka Niemi, Aarni Toiviainen
Montage: Jani Johansén
Cast: Mikko Hyysalo, Veikko Hyysalo, Anja Hyysalo
Production: Flatlight Creative House

Synopsis

Five years ago 20-year-old Pekka Hyysalo wanted to become the best freestyle skier in the world. Director of New Run Miikka Niemi was shooting a freestyle skiing film when Pekka’s final jump happened right in front of his eyes. Pekka overshot the landing and crashed.
Brain injury and recovery of this Finnish man touched and inspired not just the freestyle skiing community but everyone else, too. New Run tells about the last five years and the future of Pekka. With endless determination he is running on against all odds.

Miikka Niemi