Graduate of the Film Academy of Finland, Kaija Jurikkala has made a name for herself as a director of films about and for young people. Her credits include numerous short and feature films and a documentary series about Finnish youth. Her feature film, ROSA WAS HERE won numerous awards in Finland. Her work has been particurlarly praised for its sensitivity towards young people. She is known for her ability to understand and convey the point of view of youths. (09/09)
Girls Around the World
Directed by Maria Barea, Kaija Jurikkala, Monique Mbeka Phoba, Pascale Schmidt, Sabiha Sumar and Yingli Ma, 1999, 222 min., 4 in series, Color
Produced by Brenda Parkerson, GIRLS AROUND THE WORLD is a collection of six extraordinary documentaries that examine the hopes, dreams and worldviews ...