HELSINKI, FOREVER (2008) Closes Out Anthology Film Archives CITY SYMPHONIES Film Series

Peter von Bagh’s HELSINKI, FOREVER (2008), a portrait and city symphony of the white city of northern Finland, screened as part of Anthology Film Archive’s CITY SYMPHONY series. The film is distributed on DVD to North American educational markets as part of PETER VON BAGH: FINNISH SUITE by Gartenberg Media.

In “NY, NY: A Century of City Symphony Films,” Jon Gartenberg’s related 2014 article in Framework: The Journal of Cinema and Media, Jon defines the framework for thinking about such motion pictures from an enlarged perspective, encompassing a variety of genres (early cinema, documentary, experimental, animation, independent, political films, etc.).