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SODANKYLÄ FOREVER - THE CENTURY OF CINEMA

Finland, 2010 (MIFF 2011, Documentaries)

Director: Peter von Bagh

SODANKYLÄ FOREVER - THE CENTURY OF CINEMA

"Peter von Bagh carves a forceful, fastmoving, often melancholic but frequently funny essay about cinema as the essence of the 20th century. " - Film Comment

Peter von Bagh is a filmmaker, film historian and director of the Midnight Sun Film Festival. Sodankylä Forever is von Bagh's tribute to the force and legacy of cinema, which see him assemble over 20 years of interviews with luminaries such as Milos Forman, Jacques Demy, Samuel Fuller, Michael Powell, Abbas Kiarostami and Monte Hellman. These legends of cinema talk about their influences, censorship and, of course, their love for film.

D/S Peter von Bagh P Ilkka Mertsola, Mark Lwoff WS Nosferatu Oy L English, Finnish, Russian w/English subtitles TD digibeta/2010

Screens with The Last Interview by Dennis Tupicoff, in which the world's first media interview, shot in Paris in 1886, finally comes to life. Narrated by Agnès Varda.

D/S Dennis Tupicoff P Fiona Cochrane, Dennis Tupicoff L English, French w/English subtitles TD digibeta/2011

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