North American Premiere! SXSW Official Selection: THE BLIND MAN WHO DID NOT WANT TO SEE THE TITANIC // Finnish Thriller won Audience Award at Venice Film Festival

The Blind Man Who Did Not Want to See Titanic
is shot from a blind man’s perspective, starring Petri Poikolainen, a blind and wheelchair-bound actor in a gripping debut performance

A film by Teemu Nikki
82 mins // in Finnish with English subtitles // Not Rated

World Premiere // 78th Venice Int’l Film Festival
Winner, Armani Beauty Audience Award

SXSW Screening Dates & Times
Saturday, March 12 (5p) // Alamo Lamar
Tuesday, March 15 (6:15p; 6:45p) // Violet Crown Cinema
Friday, March 18 (11:30a) // Alamo Lamar
Online Viewing Window: March 13-15

Jaakko is blind and disabled, tethered to his wheelchair. The brightest moments in his day are those on the phone with Sirpa, the woman he loves even though they’ve never met in person. When Sirpa gets difficult news, Jaakko decides he must go to her immediately, even if none of his usual caretakers can accompany him. After all, he only needs the help of five kind strangers in five specific places between home and her…what could go wrong? 

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