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Jasmin´s Two Homes

English title: Jasmin´s Two Homes
Original title: Jasminin kaksi kotia
Finnland, 2022, 13 min.

Director: Hanna Karppinen, Inka Achte
Production company:
Napafilms oy
Paavo Nurmen kuja 1A a
00250 Helsinki
Phone: +358 50 300 3882

Age recommendation: 10 years and up
Film genre: Documentary

When Jasmin’s parents decide to move their family back to her dad’s home country, Somaliland, she is faced with the biggest change of her life. She has to say goodbye to the familiar playgrounds in the Finnish suburbs, as well as her best friend Maryam. When she arrives, an avalanche of things hit her: the streets are not paved, people speak so loudly it sounds like arguing, there are no playgrounds, people don’t use cutlery for eating, camels roam the city streets. After recovering from her culture shock Jasmin starts to realise there is actually something familiar here; nobody stares at her for looking different like back in Finland. Maybe having two homes is not so bad after all?

BFF Kristiansand 2024
Nordic Filmdays 2023
Mo & Friese 2023
Thessaloniki Documentary Festival 2023
One World International FF 2023
IDFA Competition for Youth Documentary 2022 WP

Study guide: Danish

Study guide: German