Breadmakers at Viscult Festival

Friday, 06 July 2007 00:00 by Robin Mitchell in News
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Breadmakers has been selected for the seventh annual International Festival of Visual Culture in Joensuu, Finland, which will take place between September 26th and 30th 2007. The main theme of Viscult 2007 festival is "Daily Bread".

The Festival of Visual Culture is a personal event with the majority of filmmakers present to introduce their work encouraging the opportunity for profound discussions of the films, film-making, and culture. The festival is also in close co-operation with the University of Joensuu and its students.

Through the years Viscult, the Finnish film festival, introducing ethnographic, anthropological and documentary films, has seen many great filmmakers and visual anthropologists such as Asen Balikci, Peter Biella, Gary Kildea, David MacDougall, Colette Piault, Faye Ginsburg, Judith Okely and Jay Ruby among many others.

The festival in Joensuu, which is located near the Russian border in Finland, is known for its warm and intimate atmosphere and, of course, the Finnish sauna.

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