Jan Ijäs’ Waste No. New York, New York (2019) was selected to be screened at the 62nd Nordic Film Days Lübeck. The film is part of the “Alienation” programme, screened on November 4 at 22:15. Nordic Film Days Lübeck is held from November 4 – 8 in Lübeck. Due to the COVID-19 situation and restrictions in Germany, the festival will be held completely online.
Waste No. 4 New York, New York revisits the history of the City in twenty minutes through twelve cemeteries and one landfill. The short documentary is the fourth, independent episode from the ten-part Waste series.
Media artist and film director Jan Ijäs (b. 1975) studied documentary film making at the Department of Film, Television and Scenography at the Aalto University in Helsinki. His work can be described as a blend of avant garde, experimental media art and documentary film making. His films have been screened at more than 200 Finnish and international film festivals and as installations in museums and art galleries.
Nordic Film Days Lübeck, 4 – 8 November 2020, Lübeck, Germany
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