WASTE Vol. 1

Jan Ijäs

An episode film divided into six independent acts about the waste of humanity. The essay film shows how unexpected things like guns, money, and memories can turn into waste and how waste can change into valuables as the symbolic meaning changes.

Production Year
2020
Duration
00:56:43
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
WASTE Vol. 1
English Title

WASTE Vol. 1

Production Countries
Zimbabwe,Italy,Ghana,Finland,United States
Dialogue
No
Sound
Yes
Cast
Jan Ijäs (Author), Jan Ijäs (Cinematographer), Cristian Manzutto (Cinematographer), Marko Luukkonen (Cinematographer), Ville Piippo (Cinematographer), Arttu Peltomaa (Cinematographer), Matti Ahopelto (Composer), Jan Ijäs (Director), Okku Nuutilainen (Editor), Jan Ijäs (Script), Svante Colérus (Sound Design), Rebecca Clamp (Actor), AVEK - The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture (Funder), Kirkon Mediasäätiö (Funder), YLE (Funder), Finnish Film Foundation SES (Funder), Mari Sainio (Performer), Duke Ellington (Performer), Atalante Oy (Production Company)

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.

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