THE IRRESISTIBLE DISTRICT is an art festival in Helsinki, Finland celebrating the emergence of a new cultural area in the city. I will be screening films related to locality and urban change.

21st, 22nd, 23rd of August 2009.
Place: Building Number 5 (see map) of Suvilahti area, Kaasutehtaankatu 1, Helsinki. Metro stop Kalasatama.
Friday and Saturday from 18:00 to 03:00, Sunday from 16:00 to 22:00.

“If it’s true that “100 years of history and change in Suvilahti area represents well the transformation of Helsinki into a metropolis” (architect Sari Schulman), then by observing its development as part of the plan for the new city we can probably foresee Helsinki’s future. With this event we want to participate in the collective process related to the metamorphosis of Suvilahti area into a new cultural centre, at the heart of Helsinki’s new core (Emerald Plan).” (Manifesto, The Irresistible District, Curated by Egle Oddo & Namastic Collective.