Mia Halme is a director and scriptwriter. She has been a professional independent filmmaker for fifteen years and her documentaries have been screened widely in different festivals around the world. Her previous film Forever Yours (2011) was awarded for instance with respected Finnish Jussi -prize as the best documentary film of the year and Best Direction -prize in Visions du Réel. She has directed several documentaries about family-related issues; latest film was about children taken into care. Family in many ways is the connecting factor in her filmography. Halme works now also as a visiting professor in documentary at Film School Helsinki.