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ISLANDS. OPENING SESSION
Two Islands


Country: Finland
Year: 2013
Duration: 6'
Direction: Jan Ijäs
Screenplay: Jan Ijäs
Photograph: Jan Ijäs, Cristian Manzutto
Editor: Okku Nuutilainen
Sound: Svante Colérus
Music: Vilunki 3000
Cast: Morgan Devereaux
Voice Over: Morgan Devereaux
Production: Jan Ijäs

Festivals:

2013 5th Off and Free Film Festival, Seoul (Korea) / 2013 59th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, AV-arkki market screening, Oberhausen (Germany) / 2013 26. European Media Art Festival, Osnabrueck (Germany) /2013 12th Tribeca Film Festival, Short film competition, New York / 2013 Alternative Audio Visual Event, Helsinki (Finland) / 2013 10th IndieLisboa - Lisbon International Independent Film Festival, International competition (Portugal) / 2013 Tampere Film Festival, International & National competition (Finland) / 2013 43rd International Film Festival Rotterdam (The Netherlands)

Sinopsis

Staten Island and Hart Island are two islands in New York which round off the ISLANDS programme. The two small islands talk of the end. The former was the Big Apple’s dump for a long time, earning it the record as the biggest landfill on the planet. The second is and has always been the place where the nameless dead people of the Big Apple who have nobody to claim them end their days, a kind of cemetery for nobodies. Jan Ijäs tells us the tale of both islands in a whisper, the only way of telling the big city’s dark secret.



Bio

JAN IJÄS
(Jväskylä, Finland, 1975)

Jem CohenFilm director and audiovisual artist. He works with still and moving images in fiction and in documentaries, on stories with a strong social commitment. His films are often screened in galleries, rather than in cinemas, accompanied by other images and texts. He has participated in over 100 international film festivals and art galleries. He lives in Helsinki.

 

Filmography:

The Surftones – Sportinghouse (2004)
Ode To Joy (national anthem of EU) (2005)
Dancing Nazi Skinheads (2005)
Kids movie (2005)
A film for three men and industrial elevator (2005)
Eläkeläiset 10th Anniversary Humppamarathon (2005)
Spectacle (2006)
Sweet Mov(i)e (2010)
Bodybuilding
(2010)
Solitude in year zero (2012)
Two Islands (2013)
 

PROMOTED BY
Gobierno de Navarra
ORGANIZED BY
NICDO
WITH THE AID OF
Con la financiación del Gobierno de España. Instituto de la Cinematografía y las Artes AudiovisualesAcción Cultural Española
WITH THE SUPPORT OF
Ayuntamiento de PamplonaGoethe InstitutCentro de Arte Contemporáneo de HuarteTeatro GayarreLa Fábrica
MEMBER OF
PantallaIberofestLa Mesta
PARTNERS
Filmoteca de NavarraPlanetario de PamplonaMuseo OteizaMuseo Universidad de NavarraHotel Tres ReyesHotel Maisonave
MEDIA PARTNER
Radio 3

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