Golden Land

Synopsis

When Finnish-Somalian Mustafe discovers that his ancestors’ land in the horn of Africa is full of copper and gold, he decides to swap his family’s safe but boring life in the Nordics for Somaliland, a self-declared state in East Africa. As Mustafe struggles to lift the treasures from underground, his children embark on a bumpy journey to uncover where they really belong.

 

Biography

Inka Achté is a Helsinki-based filmmaker. She started her career working as a broadcast journalist at the departments of Youth, Culture and Factual Programmes at YLE (The Finnish National Broadcaster) working on various short non-fiction formats. In 2012, Inka graduated with an MA from the National Film and Television School, and has since then dedicated her career to creative documentaries and non-fiction series. Her work has screened at numerous international festivals, including DokLeipzig, Sheffield Docfest, DocNYC and has also been broadcast on channels such as NRK, SVT, Al Jazeera and Arte. In addition to directing, Inka worked as a festival programmer, and a sales agent at Taskovski Films and Autlook Filmsales. She is also one of the founding members and the Head of Acquisitions at Raina Film Festival Distribution, an agency focusing on the festival distribution of creative documentaries and short films.

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