SONIC ACTS XII - The Cinematic Experience
21 - 24 Feb 2008
De Balie, Amsterdam (NL)
The Zone of Total Eclipse (2006), a raw double 16mm piece using two projectors, is an experimental film, based on scientific footage shot during the total eclipse of 1945 in Kokkola, Finland. Mika Taanila moves fluently in between documentary filmmaking, avant-garde cinema and the visual arts. His films deal with and futuristic utopias of contemporary science and the issues of artificial urban surroundings.