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LASIKATTO - The Invisible Made Visible

  • Production Country : Finland
  • Category : Social·political, Etc(Investigative documentary)
  • Original Language : English, Finnish, Icelandic, Korean, German
  • Format : HD
  • Production Status : Pre-Production
  • Production Schedule : 02/2019~11/2020
  • Number of Episodes : 90min * 1episodes , 52min * 1episodes
Log Line

Women across the industrialised world battle with unspoken rules and dynamics that favour white men in the workplace. What is the reality of the glass ceiling in 2019?

Synopsis

LASIKATTO is an investigative film exploring the reality of working women from different occupations, statuses and countries.
Silicon Valley is not a friendly place for women, start-up founder Farah Brunache knows. Yet she is determined to find investors and venture capital for her all-female tech company.
Jin Hong broke her first glass ceiling when she became South-Korea's first female aviation mechanic. She wants to become head mechanic at Boeing but it is not easy in a place that is the most hostile country for the workingwoman in the industrialised world.
Mervi Lampinen has not been able reach the position of a board member or a CEO even though she has built an impressive career as a manager in some of the biggest IT companies in Central Europe.
Thelma Einarsdottir stood up for herself and her female colleagues by reporting sexual harassment in a picture perfect company, but she soon got fired and became national news when suing the firm.
We are in a world where statistics descend into the characters and reveal uncomfortable and surprising truths. People in the streets defining the phenomenon and architectural metaphors of the glass ceiling connect the intimate stories of the women across the world.

Production Category

Independent project commissioned/pre-bought by or co-produced with international broadcaster(s)

Director / Producer
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    Mari Soppela(Director)

    Since early 1990's I have designed internationally acclaimed CDROM's and directed award-winning documentary films. In 2006, I founded LPMA Productions with composer Leo Anemaet to produce documentaries in Finland. We also work in Amsterdam where we have a creative music studio LPMA Recordings.

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    Julia Ton(Producer)

    On behalf of LPMA Productions Julia collaborates with filmmakers spread over the world. Julia started working in the film industry as an assistant producer on Fish Tank by Andrea Arnold, following Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow by Sophie Fiennes and The One All Alone by Frank Scheffer. The first two films premiered at Cannes and the last was screened during the Venice Film Festival. Since 2017 she is also a line producer for Amsterdam-LA based production studio Submarine, working on international documentaries and drama series.

Production Company
  • Name : LPMA Productions

    Contact : +31647240845 / mari@lpma.nl

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