WHO HAS SEEN THE WIND?

Year of Production: 2023

Running Time: 4min59s

Shooting Format: Super-8 Film (Kodak Vision3 200T)

Master Format: Quicktime File (4K)

Production of this film has been supported by The Finnish Cultural Foundation, Lapland Regional fund.

Crew:

Panu Johansson: concept, direction, cinematography, editing, sound design
Susannah Louise: Voice-over

SYNOPSIS:

How does it feel to live next to 170 year old creatures? This short impressionistic film documents an old forest area called Mortin männikkö in Rovaniemi, Northern Finland. As an array of glimpses and moments the film tries to summarise a decade of life next to this vivid & forested tableau vivant.

SCREENINGS & EXHIBITIONS:

2024 Experiments In Cinema Festival, Albuquerque, NM, USA (coming up)

2024 Analog Resistance Festival, Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland  (coming up)

2023 Trees, Parks, People, Arktikum Science Centre and Museum, Rovaniemi, Finland (group exhibition, more info here)

STILL IMAGES:

Images below are meant for web preview only. Full quality press images can be downloaded here.

WHO HAS SEEN THE WIND?

Who has seen the wind?
Neither I nor you:
But when the leaves hang trembling,
The wind is passing through.

Who has seen the wind?
Neither you nor I:
But when the trees bow down their heads,
The wind is passing by.

– Christina Rossetti, 1872 –