UK premiere for Taanila's Tectonic Plate and Ijäs's Waste no. 2 Wreck @ Edinburgh IFF

UK premiere for Taanila's Tectonic Plate and Ijäs's Waste no. 2 Wreck @ Edinburgh IFF

Mika Taanila’s Tectonic Plate (2016) and Jan Ijäs’s Waste no. 2 Wreck (2016) will have their UK premiere at Edinburgh International Film Festival. Held from June 15–26, Edinburgh IFF is the world’s longest continually-running film festival, established in 1947.

Tectonic Plate, a camera-less lettrist film about the fear of flying, will be screened in the Black Box strand. The programme dedicated to avant-garde and experimental films features works by e.g. Michael Snow, William Raban, and Laura Mulvey. The screening of Tectonic Plate is scheduled for June 22, 6:00 P.M. at Filmhouse 3.

Jan Ijäs’s Waste no. 2 Wreck will be screened as a part of the festival’s Focus on Finland programme. The film was filmed in 2014 and 2015 in the graveyard for refugee boats on the Italian island of Lampedusa. It is a story about how the value of garbage and rubbish can surprisingly change. Waste no. 2 Wreck is part of the screening Shorts from Finland: Kaleidoscope! The screening takes place at Cineworld 5, June 22 at 6:20 P.M.

Jan Ijäs: Waste no. 2 Wreck (2016)

Jan Ijäs: Waste no. 2 Wreck (2016)


Edinburgh International Film Festival, UK, June 15–26

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