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My Father From Sirius

Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 6:00pm
Yukon Arts Centre

When filmmaker Einari was a boy in smalltown Finland his father Veikko was an ordinary guy with a job at the local tax office. Until he disclosed to his 12 year old son that he was a messenger between Earth and Outer Space. Henceforth, Veikko was a super-being who believed he could cure cancer, see extraterrestrial beings and contact the afterlife. Twenty five years later Einari returns and confronts his father with his own doubts. A wonderfully told father and son film about belief and disbelief in the spiritual world. DIrector Einari Paakkanen in attendance

In Finnish with English subtitles.

  • Directed by Einari Paakkanen
  • 2016, Finland
  • 80 minutes
  • Film Subtitled
My Father From Sirius

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