Finnish dance film Fracture got Dancescreen 2019 award for the best screen choreography up to 15 minutes


Johanna Nuutinen’s and Jukka Rajala-Granstubb’s Fracture was awarded in the end of November 2019 as a part of IMZ International Music + Media Centre’s Dancescreen event in Wuppertal, Germany.

Photo: Jukka Rajala-Granstubb | in the photo: Nathalie Ruiz

The film produced by Malakta Films tells a surreal story of the fractures and the healing processes of a woman and a man, about their relationship and how the experiences of childhood affects us throughout our lives. The film material was originally part of Nuutinen’s full length stage production Iris premiered in September 2017 in Helsinki.

Fracture was screened in Wuppertal as a part of Tanzrauschen festival programme together with two other Finnish dance films Time Subjectives In Objective Time (by Kati Kallio) and Rooted With Wings (by Thomas Freundlich). Jukka Rajala-Granstubb’s new film Touched (directed together with Marc Wagenbach) was premiered in the opening event of Tanzrauschen on 21 of November.