Back Towards Light
Back Towards Light is a dramatized documentary film about a Finnish woman who becomes a victim of human trafficking and goes through an unimaginable journey to stay alive, get to safety and maintain her sense of self.
Arto Halonen received the Finland Prize in 2005, in recognition of a notable artistic career. He also received the City of Helsinki Cultural Prize in 2010 and the Humanitarian Award of the European Union in 1998. Halonen’s documentary and fiction films have been awarded internationally and distributed around the world.