PIMFF 2017 Selection

A Remo/Rowing (2017)

82 minutes | Documentary | Spanish | Spain
Directed by Paco Ortiz                 

Brass, Three Down (2017) 

10 minutes | Documentary | English | United Kingdom  
Directed by Henry Iddon and Richard Berry

The Fall (2017)

25 minutes | Documentary | Hindi/English | India 
Directed by Anchit Thukral  

Arze Pakistan (2017)   

4 minutes | Documentary | Urdu | Pakistan
Directed by Ali Sohail Jaura

The Last of the Wakhi Shepherdess (2016) 

13 minutes | Documentary | Wakhi/Urdu | Pakistan 
Directed by Muhammad Zia 

Sun and the Great Frog (2017)   

5 minutes | Animation | Cherokee | USA
Directed by Joseph Erb 

The Story of the Czar Called Peas (X)

Animation | Russian | Russian Federation 
Directed by Naumova Natalya Vyacheslavovna

The Elements (2016)

87 minutes | Documentary | Czech | Czech Republic 
Directed by Tomas Galasek

A Whistle Comes From Far Away (2016)             

17 minutes | Documentary | Turkish | Turkey 
Directed by Burak Dogan

Cliff Walkers (2017)

35 minutes | Documentary | English | Pakistan
Directed by Nisar Malik

Heimschnee (2016)

51 minutes | Documentary | English | Austria  
Directed by Johannes Aitzetmuller

Dancing with Snow (2017) 

17 minutes | Documentary | English | Pakistan 
Directed by Wajahat Malik

Wisdom of the Mountains (2017)

40 minutes | Documentary | Dari / Dutch | Tajikistan/Netherlands  
Directed by Daan Jongloed 

Magnetic Mountains (2017)

86 minutes | Documentary | English | France
Directed by Steve Wakeford  

Jugando A Escalar (2016)

70 minutes | Documentary | Spanish | Spain 
Directed by Dani Salas 

Oymok (2017)  

21 minutes | Documentary | Kyrgyz | Kyrgyzstan
Directed by Kasiet Kubanychbek Kyzy

Wonders (2017) 

25 minutes | Documentary | Chinese | China 
Directed by Chen Qianzhang, Tan Zhen, and Lan Yunjian 

Kanchenjunga (2016)    

19 minutes | Documentary | Polish | Poland 
Directed by Krystyna Rachwal

Reaching the Crest (2017)  

11 min | Documentary | French | Canada      
Directed by Florence Pelletier and Caroline Cote

Escaping Time (2017)

25 minutes | Documentary | English | India/USA 
Directed by Rhett Cutrell   

Ski for Freedom (2016)     

10 minutes | Documentary | German | Austria
Directed by Jan Eric Euler

Diving into the Unknown (2016)

82 min | Documentary | Finish/Swedish/Norwegian/English | Finland
Directed by Juan Reina 

Chasing the Breath (2017)                   

54 min | Documentary Polish/English | Nepal/Poland 
Directed by Adrian Dmoch

Alpine Wall Tour (2016) 

46 minutes|  Documentary | Polish | Poland 
Directed by Wojtek Kozakiewicz 

The Last Ice Hunters (2017)

71 minutes | Documentary | English/Danish/Greenlandic |Slovenia  
Directed by Jure Portret  

Inside the Indus (2017)

27 minutes | Documentary | English / France 
Directed by Ciaran Heurteau

Diving into the Unknown (Best Picture)

Documentary – 82 minutes – Swedish/Finnish/Norwegian/English – 2016 – Finland

Film Synopsis

Diving into the Unknown is a film about a group of Finnish divers set out on a secret mission to bring the bodies of their friends home after a deadly accident in a deep underwater cave. Four Finnish divers face their worst nightmare when two of their friends drown deep inside an underwater cave in Norway.

Director Profile

Direction:
Juan Reina

Camera:
Jarkko M Virtanen, Tuukka kovasiipi

Writer:
Pawel Wysoczanski, Juan Reina

Sound:
Kydhondene, Hakon Lammeton

Producer:
Juho Harjula

Juan Reina is a director/scriptwriter, who graduated from the University of Wales in Newport in 2015, and has worked in various projects in Africa, Middle East, and Europe. His films have received awards and nominations at festivals around the world. Juan has directed films for National Geographic, Channel 4, YLE, and MTV 3 in Finland among others. “Diving into the Unknown” is his first feature length documentary.