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Grey Violet – Odd One Out: Interview with director Reetta Aalto

Grey Violent: Odd One Out

Directed by Reetta Aalto / Produced by Liisa Juntunen for Napafilms / Country: Finland Language: Russian, English, Finnish

DocPoint Helsinki Documentary Film Festival (National Premiere) / Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival (International Premiere)

On the 7th of September 2008, to protest homophobic and racist actions by Moscow Mayor Yuri Luzhkov, Russian protest group Voina staged a mock hanging of two homosexual men and three Central Asian guest workers in a department store in Moscow. One of the men who was hanged was . . .

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Emma Vestrheim

Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.