Selected Films / Videos

Screenings etc.

14-12-23
Featured in Top Ten for 2023 List
Natura
Neil Young's Film Lounge

28-11-23
NUOVIMONDI / NEWWORLDS
Natura
41 Torino Film Festival

17-11-23
RAW Competition
Ekstaasi / Ecstasy
15th Short Waves Festival

31-10-23
Screening Programme
Ekstaasi / Ecstasy
Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin

25-10-23
Green Years - School Focus
El Centro
Doclisboa - 21st International Film Festival

12-10-23
Next Europe Competition
Natura
Filmfest Sundsvall

29-09-23
Competition Program
Ekstaasi / Ecstasy
25 FPS - 19th International Experimental Film and Video Festival

22-09-23
Finnish New Wave
Natura
Helsinki International Film Festival

13-09-23
Visiting Lecturer
Natura etc.
Aalto University Department of Film (ELO)

12-09-23
Featured in Podcast
Natura
Mikä meitä vaivaa? Jakso 102: Poliittinen elinvoima [In Finnish]

12-09-23
Article
Natura etc.
Ihmisen ja luonnon luonto - Naturasta ja muista Matti Harjun elokuvista [In Finnish]

11-06-23
Screening
Natura
Which Way Is Up? Digital Cinema in the XXI Century

09-06-23
Panel Discussion
Natura
Cinema as a litmus test or catalyst of society?

08-06-23
Signals Section
Natura
Kino Otok – Isola Cinema International Film Festival

28-04-23
International Competition
Ekstaasi / Ecstasy
69. Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen

15-04-23
R&A Spring Break
Natura
Helsinki International Film Festival

06-04-23
Interview: 'What is the nature of Natura, Matti Harju?'
Natura
R&A Media

28-02-23
Film Review
Natura
Cine maldito [In Spanish]

31-01-23
Film Review
Natura
The Film Verdict

29-01-23
Bright Future
Natura
International Film Festival Rotterdam

12-01-23
Solo Exhibition
Cherry Beach
Porvoo Art Hall - Gallery Fikka

30-10-22
Video Art Competition
El Centro
FLIGHT/ Mostra Internazionale del Cinema di Genova

17-08-22
Screening Programme
Kolme päivää sadetta / Three Days of Rain
Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin

14-06-22
Video Weeks Exhibition
Born to Feel
Gallery Sinne

04-06-22
Magazine Launch Screening
Kolme päivää sadetta / Three Days of Rain
Mustekala

08-05-22
Screening Programme
Kolme päivää sadetta / Three Days of Rain
Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin

06-05-22
International Competition
Kolme päivää sadetta / Three Days of Rain
68. Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen

30-04-22
International Online Competition
Born to Feel
68. Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen

11-04-22
New Point Of View - European Online Competition
El Centro
THIS IS SHORT

26-03-22
Competition
El Centro
Ribalta Experimental Film Festival

12-01-22
Nordic Competition
El Centro
Minimalen Short Film Festival

25-09-21
Next Level Shorts
El Centro + Minus World
Helsinki International Film Festival

28-08-21
Program #22
Afrikka / Africa
La Cinémathèque Temporaire du Collectif Jeune Cinéma, Paris

01-08-21
Group Exhibition
El Centro + Aliens + Minus World
Hunajanjyvä / Honeygrain

01-05-21
Solo Program
El Centro + Aliens + Afrikka
HATERS Moving Image Journal

Matti Harju is a Finnish artist working mainly with film and video. He has an MFA from the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts (2021).

He has made 10+ short-length films, which have been widely exhibited at film festivals and galleries, including Locarno Film Festival, Gallery Sinne, Rotterdam International Film Festival, BFI London Film Festival, AFI Fest Los Angeles, Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, Forum des Images, Torino Film Festival, Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, 25 FPS, Tabakalera International Contemporary Culture Centre, Edinburgh International Film Festival etc.

Natura (2023) is his first feature as a writer and director. His second feature, Fury, is currently in post-production.

 

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