Joel Autio’s The Other Night (2019) was selected for the International Competition Cinema in Transgression at Signes de Nuit Urbino, Italy, held online from March 24–28. Autio’s short film is included in the Cinema in Transgression programme 1, available online between March 24–26.
In The Other Night, dreams and memories merge together at the moment of disappearance. Recurring visions and gestures are drawn into the void within the portrait of a fading self.
Joel Autio (b. 1987) is an artist and a filmmaker based in Helsinki, Finland. He works with short films, video installations and animations. Autio’s films have been shown in international film festivals and events around the world, including Nordisk Panorama (2014), Art Athina (2015), and Florida Film Festival (2020). He has won TENT Academy Award for Best Foreign Film in 2014, and was a nominee in the international ”Contemporary Talents” art competition by François Schneider Foundation in 2020. He holds a master’s degree in visual arts from Aalto University.
Signes de Nuit Urbino, Italy, March 24–28 2021, online
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