Summer of Bees/ Ida-Maria Olva

Partner: Les Arcs Film Festival – Talent Village 2021

Director: Ida-Maria Olva

filmmaker's profile

On a particularly hot summer, Eedi, suffering from eco-anxiety, decides to quit their studies and start beekeeping. Eedi gets reluctant help from their mother Anne who, rather than fearing for the future, is scared of every single little bee.

Filmmaker's Bio


Ida-Maria Olva is currently working on their first debut film “A Year of Bees”


Duration: 23 min.

Country: Finland

Language: Finnish

Year: 2021

Genre: Fiction (Comedy), Fiction (Drama)

Topic: Animals, coming of age, Ecology

Cast & Crew

Director: Ida-Maria Olva

Producer: Aalto University / Elo Film School

Writer: Marjo Airisniemi

Actors: Heli Hyttinen Irina Pulkka Jarmo Perälä Mia Selin Ilkka A. Jokinen

Sales Agent: Magnetfilm

Festivals & Awards


Raindance Film Festival

Brest European Short Film Festival

PÖFF Shorts Tallinn


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