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The Problem of the Hydra examines practical and metaphysical questions raised by hydra all the way from the 1700s to this day. Contrary to most animals, Hydra vulgaris does not age – at all.

Premiered during the exhibition Immortal’s Birthday, Forum Box, Helsinki (FI), (17.6-12.7. 2020).

DocPoint, Helsinki Documentary Film Festival, 20th Edition

Hot Docs 2021 Festival, Toronto (CA)

This is short festival 2021

Nordisk Panorama Film Festival 2021

Festival Les Écrans Documentaires 2021

Sarajevo Film Festival 2021

Imagine Science Film Festival 2021

Belo Horizonte International Short Film Festival 2021

Winner of the public prize New Point of View Competition 2021

Shortlisted for the Lumen Art Prize

The work is in the collection of Kiasma, Helsinki

Interview with Maija Tammi

the problem of the hydra

HD 1080p, color, sound, 9 min 40 sec, 2017–2020.

Work by Maija Tammi

Sound Design: Charles Quevillon

Voice: Ava Grayson

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