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Time inevitably moves from past to future, passing the present moment. Mankind encloses to time its marks, stains and ruins. On the verge of vast changes time acts abnormally. It leaks, folds and fractures, allowing things belonging elsewhere, to the otherworldly, to
permeate itself. In the 8mm film the Helsinki Olympic Stadium represents a historical paradigm shift. Completed in 1938 the building outlines pure functionalist architecture and stands as a landmark for optimistic utopia and the oblivion on man’s neglect of history.

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English title / Amplifier
Original title / Amplifier
Keywords / time, history
Type / Single channel
Genre / architecture and urban space, dance films, experimental
Country / Finland
Picture ratio / 4:3
Duration / 00:17:03
Language / No dialogue
Sound format / Dolby Surround 5.1
Year / 2017
Cast / Saara Ekström (Cinematographer), Saara Ekström (Director), Eero Tammi (Editor), Heikki Vienola (Actor), AVEK - The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture / - (Funder), Alfred Kordelin Foundation / - (Funder), Saara Ekström (Script), Saara Ekström (Author), Pietu Korhonen (Sound Design)
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