Wednesday, March 23, 2005


[Sahti = hembryggt lättöl, kvass, light home-brewed beer]. FI 1971. PC: Suomi-Filmi. Commissioned by the National Museum / The Ethnographic Department. D+DP+ED: Niilo Heino. SC: Osmo Vuoristo. Narrator: Yrjö Tähtelä. 11 min. Ethnographic documentary. Beautiful print. Viewed at Orion, Helsinki, 23 March 2005. Another marvellous study in ethnography by its cinematic master Niilo Heino. Richly cinematic approach and effective montages on the ancient methods of home brewery.

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