THE ZONE OF TOTAL ECLIPSE

by Mika TAANILA
2006 / 16mm / b&w / sound / 2S / 6' 00




A re-editing of scientific left-over film footage from a solar eclipse measurement that took place 1945 in northern Finland. The film camera and sound recorder were used for the first time in history to measure the exact distance between two continents: Europe and North America. The film has two separate reels - positive («The Sun») and negative («The Moon») - which are projected simultaneously.

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distribution format 16mm
screen 1,37 - Standard (double screen)
speed 24 fps
sound optical sound
rental fee 31,00 €