The Other Voice is Annika Grof’s edgy and popping collage film about four academics and one cinematographer. The film reflects the tragic situation of the university to the recent past’s national political twists and turns revealing the future guidelines of Finnish democracy.
It is parliamentary election spring 2019. Jukka, a professor from the University of Helsinki and a first time candidate, is walking to the kick-off event, and is determined to change the lousy University Act. At the same time, education and science professionals, Gaela, Lena and Taina, go through their own battle to be able to teach and research – struggling with law case, layoffs, lack of resources and dysfunctional structures. However, the biggest resistance is The Finnish anti-education and anti-science Government, which changes every four years.