Jan Ijäs’s short documentary film Waste no. 2 Wreck (2016) is screened at the 7th Mostra Ecofalante, held from 31.5.–13.6. in São Paulo, Brasil. Waste no. 2 Wreck is included in the programme “Panorama Internacional Contemporâneo: Cidades”.
Previously screened e.g. at IDFA and Edinburgh International Film Festival, 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.
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.
7th Mostra Ecofalante, 31.5.–13.6.2018, São Paulo, Brasil
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