Metakino #3: Environment
04.10. – 06.10.2019


METAKINO is a series of mini-festivals dedicated to essay films, experimental documentaries and short films from around the world, each edition focused around a different theme. This third edition focuses on films dealing with the natural environment.

All screenings and talks are free and are either in English or have English subtitles unless otherwise noted. All films on the programme are Finnish premieres.

METAKINO #3: ENVIRONMENT is supported by the City of Helsinki, Goethe-Institut Finnland and the Finnish Cultural Institute for the Benelux.

Friday 4.10.
19:15 Homo Sapiens (Nikolaus Geyrhalter, 2016, 94′)
21:00 Short film screening #1: Flora (Eric Stewart, Oki Kayako, Phill Niblock + TBA, 2014-2017, 60′)

Saturday 5.10.
16:15 Short film screening #2: Aqua (Makino Takashi, Eve Heller, Hope Tucker, Josef Dabernig, Esther Urlus, Gerard Holthuis, 2004-2014, 75′)
18:00 Short film screening #3: Fauna (Mizue Mirai, Arianne Olthaar, Chen Sheinberg, Romuald Karmakar, Marcos Serafim, Bigert & Bergström, 2007-2019, 70′)
19:30 The Climate Experiment (Bigert & Bergström, 2018, 58′)
20:30 Lars Bergström in conversation with Olaf Möller
21:15 Short film screening #4: Silva (Heinz Emigholz, Makino Takashi, Sylvia Schedelbauer, Johann Lurf, 2007-2018, 60′)

Sunday 6.10.
18:00 Wake (Subic) (John Gianvito, 2015, 277′) – with 10-minute intermission

Full programme details soon at