Woman of Africa

Finland 2011, 15’ | Director, Screenplay, DoP, Editor, Production Milja Viita | Cast Marthe Napo, Sylvie Ahouangassi, Georgette Singbe, Marie-Reine Acapo | World Sales AV-Arkki

A quiet and attentive film portrait of women in the Gulf of Guinea.


Born 1974 in Karjalohja, Finland, Milja Viita studied in the Time and Space-based Art Department at Helsinki Academy of Fine Arts, leading to an MA degree in 2005. She works with film, video and installations – with her creations characterised by memories and the small and familiar phenomena that are made significant by visual narration.


Films by Milja Viita (Selection)
Monster Attack 2010 | Return of Birdsong 2009 | Ceremony 2007 | A Tale of a Dead Man 2006 | The Bomb Factory Girl 2006 | Love Story 2005 | The Room 2005 | Boob 2004 | 11th of May 1918 2004


Milja Viita
Documentary, Short Film