Borderlands

Mark Roberts

'Borderlands' is a three-channel installation which takes the Finnish-Russian border as its central theme. The piece uses fact, fiction and fantasy to investigate how the presence of the border affects people living on either side.

Production Year
2003
Duration
00:26:00
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Rajamailla
Finnish Title
Rajamailla
English Title
Borderlands
Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
Yes
Aspect Ratio
4:3
Sound
Yes
Cast
Mark Roberts (Author), Minna Rainio (Author), Minna Rainio (Director), Mark Roberts (Director), Mark Roberts (Music), Soile Kortesalmi (Producer), Minna Rainio (Script), Mark Roberts (Script), David Wingate / POEM (Funder), Kiasma (Funder), Katja Härkönen / POEM (Funder), AVEK - The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture (Funder), Arts Council of Finland (Funder), Helena Okkola (Narrator), Mark Roberts (Photographer), Minna Rainio (Photographer), Vesa Tuisku (Sound)
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Minna Rainio and Mark Roberts create short films and moving image installations that combine aspects of documentary and fiction filmmaking. Their new short film “To Teach a Bird to Fly” (2020) looks at climate change and bird extinction. Rainio and Roberts’s films have been widely exhibited in Finland, Europe, the United States and South America, and have been shown in the official selections of numerous international film festivals.