Jan Ijäs's Waste no. 2 Wreck @ Kinemastik, Malta

Jan Ijäs's Waste no. 2 Wreck @ Kinemastik, Malta


Jan Ijäs’s Waste no. 2 Wreck (2016) is screened at Kinemastik International Short Film Festival. The festival takes place in Malta from July 29–30.

Waste no. 2 Wreck 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. The film has been screened at Tampere Film Festival, 20minmax Film Festival and Edinburgh International Film Festival.

Media artist and filmmaker Jan Ijäs lives and works in Helsinki, Finland. Ijäs works with documentary, fiction and alternative film. The films of Ijäs deal with serious and difficult social themes, like migration into foreign and hostile societies. Ijäs’s films have been shown very widely abroad by over a hundred film festivals and as installations in museums and galleries.

Kinemastik International Short Film Festival, Malta, July 29–30

More information: KISFF

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