August Joensalo’s Space Is Quite a Lot of Things (2021) was selected for BFI Flare London LGBTQIA+ Film Festival, held in BFI Southbank from March 16-27 2022. Joensalo’s film is included in a joint screening with Angelo Madsen Minax’s feature-length documentary film North by Current. The screenings take place on Friday, March 18, at 18:15, and on Saturday, March 19, at 20:10.
In Space Is Quite a Lot of Things, curiosity about a world without gender sets a journey through a world of jellyfish and disco uncles, creating space for four trans people to share how they relate (or not) to their own gender, imagine visions of their own queer utopia, and reveal whether gender can be felt in your toes.
August Joensalo (b.1993) is a film director, writer and photographer based in Finland. They use film and images as mediums for creating relatable utopias for queer and trans people. Their practice is focused on queer time & space, and trans narratives existing outside of the binaries of language, bodies and identities. They graduated from their MFA in Film at HDK-Valand in 2021.
BFI Flare London LGBTQIA+ Film Festival, March 16-27 2022, UK
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