GHOSTS

Ijäs Jan

Film about a former envelope factory (located in Tampere, 500 km down from Arctic Circle), turned to a center for asylum seekers - a warehouse for humans. "I’m just existing… that’s the only word I can use. Just the fact that I’m not dead, but is not I’m living as well. I’m existing."

Production Year
2009
Duration
00:15:05
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
GHOSTS
English Title

GHOSTS

Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
Yes
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
Yes
Cast
Jan Ijäs (Author), Jan Ijäs (Cinematographer), Jan Ijäs (Director), Okku Nuutilainen (Editor), Jan Ijäs (Editor), Jaakko Eino Kalevi (Music), Vilunki 3000 (Music), Sun City Girls (Music), Jan Ijäs (Script), Svante Colérus (Sound Design), Morgan Devereaux (Actor), Jukka Laiho (Actor)
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Jan Ijäs

Born: 1975

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. He has won numerous awards, including the Finnish Risto Jarva Prize in 2011 for SWEET MOV(I)E, Raft of the Médusa, film about immigration won Amnesty International Award 2018 at the IndieLisboa film festival in Portugal.