Helsinki Cine Aasia opens with the award-winning The Seen and Unseen (Sekala Niskala, 2017) by the Indonesian director Kamila Andini. It is a stylized psychological drama of the magical realism genre that depicts a young girl’s mental journey when her twin brother falls severely ill. The film is set in Bali and it is based around local beliefs and Balinese people’s relationship with nature.
Kamila Andini will also be visiting Helsinki Cine Aasia. She will attend the screenings of her film and participate in the discussions.