Elina Hirvonen

is a Helsinki-based, award-winning author and filmmaker with a passion for storytelling and human rights.


Paradise – Three Journeys in This World, 2007; Boiling Point, 2017.

Boiling Point (16+)

Finland, 2017, colour, 91 min.
Director: Elina Hirvonen
Xenophobia, poverty and hybrid warfare are shaking the foundations of Europe. «Boiling Point» reflects these issues through Finland. Are we reaching a point where dialogue ends and violence starts?


Tampere International Film Festival (Finland, 2017) – Church Media Fund Award for the Best Director.