Science & Progress: A Trilogy

Directed by Mika Taanila

Award-winning Finnish documentary director Mika Taanila visits Cornerhouse for Q&A following this screening of his quirky trilogy.– THANK YOU FOR THE MUSIC (1997, 24mins) mixesbrilliant archive images and interviews to wryly explore the history and effects of Muzak, the ubiquitous tunes of supermarkets and elevators.- FUTURO – A NEW STANCE FOR TOMORROW (1998, 29 mins) is the saga of the 60s Finnish portable house, a plastic pod designed to be equally at home on desert and ski slope. – ROBOCUP 99 (2000, 25 mins) pastiches the language of TV sports to chronicle the cut-throat competition at the eponymous international football championship between the robots of an Iranian and an Italian team.Tickets: £3.80 full / £2.80 concessions

75 minutes

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