Laura Rantanen


Laura Rantanen is a documentary film director with a background in social and cultural anthropology. In her work Rantanen is interested in studying power structures and relations between human and non-human entities. Her bachelor’s graduation documentary Liminality & Communitas has been screened at more than 15 festivals including the Guanajuato International Film Festival, Interfilm Berlin International Short Film Festival and Zinebi International Film Festival. The film also won the Silver Lynx Award for Best Documentary in the FEST New Directors New Films Festival 2019. Rantanen is currently a masters student in documentary film directing at the ELO Film School at Aalto University in Finland.


2020 On hold (Short)

2019 Neljäs seinä (Documentary Short)

2018 Liminaali & Communitas (Documentary Short)

Kvikmyndir leikstjórans á RIFF

On Hold
International Shorts I
Year: 2020
Did you know puberty lasts forever? On Hold is an experimental documentary short film contemplating the themes...