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About the Birds and the Bees

English title: About the Birds and the Bees
Original title: Kukista ja mehiläisistä
Finland, 2016, 12 min.

Director: J.J. Vanhanen
Production company:
Tampere University of Applied
Phone: +358 45 84 14 724

Age recommendation: 14 years and up
Film genre: Feature film

In the midst of a snow-covered landscape, we meet a girl with a boy at his home. They need to get hold of a morning-after pill, but what do you do when the nearest chemist’s shop is miles away and opens and closes when it wants? A funny film about the fact that it can sometimes be a good idea to talk to your parents about sex.

Marketing strategies:
world sales:
Network Ireland Television
23 South Frederick St
Dublin 2
D02 KT21
Phone: +353 1 679 7309

Filmschoolfest Munich 2017 (awarded)
Rauma Blue Sea Film Festival 2017 (awarded)
Concorto Film Festival 2017 (awarde)
Plymouth Film Festival 2017 (Audience Award)
Oulu International Children's and Youth Film festival 2017 (awarded)
Tampere Film Festival 2017 (Diploma of Merit)
OFFline Film Festival 2017 (awarded)
Festival Europeen du Film Court de Brest 2017 (awarded)
KUKI International Short Film Festival For Children and Youth Berlin 2017 (awarded)
Reel Shorts Film Festival 2018 (awarded)
BUFF 2018
Seattle International Film Festival 2018 (awarded)
Corti da Sogni Antionio Ricci 2018 (awarded)


Study guide: German

Video: Trailer

About the Birds And the Bees - Trailer (English subtitles) from J.J. Vanhanen on Vimeo.