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Asian American International Film Festival 2015 | New York City

THE SWAN OF TUONELA

Directed by Julie Zhu

Short Films / USA / 2014 / Experimental / 4 mins

Plays In:
THE EXPERIENCE OF CINEMA: ART HOUSE SHORTS

Village East Cinema
July 26, 2015 4:00 pm

Description

The SWAN OF TUONELA is a lyrical allegory with playful sensibility through performance and brushwork. Inspired by the Finnish landscape and drawing upon the Finnish Kalevala myth of the birth of the moon as well as Pierrot’s timeless role, the stop-motion animation is set to Sibelius’s mystical classical piece of the same title. A deletion of one’s creation as self-confrontation is a lesson in responsibility and acceptance of loss in the natural cycle of life.


Plays in

  1. THE EXPERIENCE OF CINEMA: ART HOUSE SHORTS

    Short Films / 100 mins
    A collection of shorts including THE SEAT, SIX DREAMS ABOUT A CITY, ENFILADE, ON AN INFINITE LOOP, DONKEY RIDING, KARMA

    In This Program: DONKEY RIDING, KARMA, ON AN INFINITE LOOP, THE SWAN OF TUONELA, ENFILADE, SIX DREAMS ABOUT A CITY, THE SEAT


Dates & Times

Plays In:
THE EXPERIENCE OF CINEMA: ART HOUSE SHORTS

Village East Cinema
July 26, 2015 4:00 pm