THE ZONE OF TOTAL ECLIPSE, BRANCHES, MAN AND SCIENCE, I LIKE THIS SILENCE and SOMMERREISE screening at Message To Man Film Festival, St. Petersburg, Russia

September 17, 2019 - September 18, 2019

Five short films by Mika Taanila are screening in the programs of experimental Nordic films at Message To Man Film Festival in St. Petersburg. Curator: Martin Grennberg, Stockholm.

Tuesday 17 September 2019 “Chromatism, Pulsation and the Empty Screen” with

Man and Science (2011, 27 secs) 16 mm
Branches (2017, 6 min) 3D anaglyph

Wednesday 18 September 2019 “Helsinki Film Workshop and Beyond” with

I Like This Silence (1989, 1 min)
Sommerreise (2006, 3 mins) 16 mm
The Zone of Total Eclipse (2006, 6 mins) 2 x 16 mm film performance

The five-part programme includes both classical and contemporary works by filmmakers and video artists from Northern Europe. Video and 16 mm film screenings will take place at Aurora Cinema (Nevsky prospect, 60) on September 15-19. Curator Martin Grennberger presents the programme.

Programme guests: film directors Inger Lise Hansen (Norway), Tinne Zenner (Denmark), Mika Taanila (Finland) and Thorbjorg Jonsdottir (Iceland).

The Zone of Total Eclipse (20016). © Kinotar