"Will I ever reach my destination? Getting there - departure 9.00, arrival at destination 11.48. Is the place where I arrived at 11.48 my destination indeed? Or did I want to arrive somewhere else? Was I away at all, and far away, and free?" Eva Koff
They have been stolen from their villages and forced to become soldiers: 30 000 children in Northern Uganda have been abducted by the rebel army within the last 20 years to become child soldiers. They are fighters, carriers, slaves in a war that they could never understand. But their desire to get home was stronger than their fear of escaping. They dream about peace and still remember the war.
Estonian Stories. No Finish Line
The finish line is merely a temporary road sign without any significant meaning. That is how it is with life as well: the fact that it has an end does not necessarily mean that existence has meaning. The finish line is simply a temporary goal that one sets for oneself, or a metaphor for quickly passing existence. Father Peeter, mother Pille and daughter Heleen Vennikas are travelling to Finland to participate in the annual ultra-marathon, which lasts for 24 hours straight. Hundreds of kilometres are covered in one astronomical day in this endurance race full of suffering at an indoor stadium in Espoo.
Breathing and souls are connected. So connected that when breathing in the same rhythm with somebody, you may meet their soul when you are lucky. For such an encounter, a trusting bridge is needed, which connects a soul to another. If trust is broken, separation follows, first from another person, then from the humanity as a whole. Francesko is the only female chimney sweeper in Estonia. Being a chimney sweeper, she also helps others for their lives to be safe and for their houses to „breathe“. Despite everything, Francesko is a woman taking a special path, trying to find solutions her own way. While the film focuses on the chimney sweeper Francesko, we also get a glimpse of some other characters, whose souls are otherwise unnoticed in the everyday race of life.