879 Heroes by Heart

Sophia Ehrnrooth

879 Heroes by Heart is an installation about youth, fandom and identity. It shows four young boys competing in who remembers the most football-players by heart. The boys talk out of turn, they focus, they try their hardest. In the end each boy recalls over 200 names. How many names would you remember?

Production Year
2018
Duration
00:27:00
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
879 Heroes by Heart
Finnish Title

879 sankaria muistista

Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
Yes
Sound
Yes
Cast
Sophia Ehrnrooth (Author), Ville Tanttu (Cinematographer), Emiliano Travasino (Composer), Sophia Ehrnrooth (Director), Ville Tanttu (Editor), Sophia Ehrnrooth (Script), Sophia Ehrnrooth (Sound Design), Ville Tanttu (Sound Design), Emiliano Travasino (Sound Design)
Based in Helsinki, Sophia Ehrnrooth is a versatile visual artist workin on painting, photography, media art and film. Her works about football culture have been on view in Sarajevo, Rome, Kioto, Helsinki, and Porvoo. The short film Dream of Championship (2017) has travelled international film festivals and was nominated with a honorary mention at DocPoint 2018.