On Destruction and Preservation

Maija Blåfield

Five stories on destruction and preservation. The narration ranges from essay film to direct documentary while stories vary from a sex scene of fungi to a sightseeing tour into the climate change in the arctic Svalbard.

Production Year
2018
Duration
00:33:45
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Tuhoutumisesta ja säilyttämisestä
Finnish Title

Tuhoutumisesta ja säilyttämisestä

English Title

On Destruction and Preservation

Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
Yes
Sound
Yes
Cast
Maija Blåfield (Author), Maija Blåfield (Cinematographer), Päivi Kettunen (Cinematographer), Maija Blåfield (Director), Nina Forsman (Editor), Maija Blåfield (Editor), Ilona Tolmunen (Producer), Maija Blåfield / Häivekuva Oy (Producer), Maija Blåfield (Script), Olli Huhtanen (Sound Design), AVEK - The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture (Funder), Greta ja William Lehtinen Foundation (Funder), Finnish Film Foundation (Funder), Arts Promotion Centre Finland (Funder), Niilo Helander Foundation (Funder)
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Maija Blåfield is an artist and an experimental documentary filmmaker from Helsinki, Finland. Her works often combine documentary and fiction in some way, exploring the fantastic side of our everyday life and digging up the stories from its events. She was granted the State Prize for the Media Arts in 2014 and in 2017, she was a nominee for Ars Fennica award for contemporary art. Her works have been screened in internatonal and national festivals, television, art museums and exhibitions.