The video shows glass-plate photographs projected onto a curtain, like magic-lantern slides. They were taken by the Finnish village photographer Frans Viljamaa in the 1910s or the 1920s. The soundscape is based on an old tape recording of a woman born in 1899 recalling the Finnish Civil War (1918).
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English title / Transparencies from the Past
Teoksen nimi suomeksi / Kuultokuvia menneisyydestä
Original title / Kuultokuvia menneisyydestä
Keywords / family (phenomena), warfare, history, photography
Type / Single channel
Genre / documentary, experimental
Country / Finland
Picture ratio / 4:3
Duration / 00:10:47
Language / Finnish
Sound format / Stereo
Year / 2017
Cast / Elina Saloranta (Cinematographer), Elina Saloranta (Director), Elina Saloranta (Editor), Jorma Hinkka (Graphic Designer), Elina Saloranta (Script), Elina Saloranta (Author), Tatu Virtamo (Sound Design), Elina Saloranta (Sound Design)