Pekka, Inside the Mind of a School Shooter
On November 7 2007, an 18-year-old Finnish student shot dead eight people at the high school in Jokela, a small town north of Helsinki. PEKKA reconstructs the events that led to this terrible act, committed by a boy who seemed such an ordinary kid...
90' / DCP / colour
Original title: PEKKA, INSIDE THE MIND OF A SCHOOL SHOOTER
Dir: Alexander Oey
Prod: Submarine (NL)
Co-prod: BOS (NL), Vaski Filmi (FI)
Sc: Alexander Oey
D.O.P.: Chris van Oers
Completed: November 2014
a.o. OFF THE GRID (2011, doc), ZEN AND WAR (2009, doc), THERE IS NO AUTHORITY BUT YOURSELF (2006, doc), NEGOTIATING WITH AL QAEDA? (2006, doc), MY LIFE AS A TERRORIST: HANS-JOACHIM KLEIN (2005, doc).