format: Beta SP
production: Pekka Sassi
Country of production: Finland
Original title: Sisäinen lähiö
Scriptwriter, director, composer: Pekka Sassi
A film about communication, narration and presence.
“Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That’s why it’s called present.”
EMAF Award (EMAF 2010)
Curta Cinema Int'l Short Film Festival, Rio de Janeiro; 25 FPS Int'l Experimental Film Festival, Zagreb; Int'l Film Festival Rotterdam 2010; Tampere Film Festival; Go Short Int' Short Film Festival Nijmegen; European Media Art Festival Osnabrueck; VideoEx; Videofestival Bochum; Expresion en corto, Mexico; Odense Int'l Film Festival; Cortopotere, Bergamo; Werkleitz Festival; Festival tous courts, Aix-en-Provence; Stuttgarter Filmwinter; Transmediale Berlin; Image Forum Festival
Pekka Sassi (1969) lives and works in Helsinki. He received his MA from the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Department of Media Studies in 2000. His works include installations, music, sound pieces and experimental short films which have been presented at solo and group exhibitions, as well as at film festivals worldwide such as Rotterdam, Cannes, EMAF, Tampere and Hamburg.
Selected filmography: Alfa Ursa Minor; The Duplicate; Correct (2001), Wave; Traffic Magnifique; Transmission (2002), Line Fill; Plankin Vakio; High Tide Island (2003), On Message (2006), Turning Green; 6778; Atari (2007); The Suburb Within (2009)