Details: 180 mins, Subtitles: English, Dialogue: Finnish/Swedish/English
Mika Taanila’s film about the Finnish electronic music visionary Erkki Kurenniemi, The Future Is Not What It Used To Be, was screened as part of the opening events for the 50th Venice Biennale on June 13, 2003. After the screening there was a special tribute concert, featuring Pan sonic, Carl Michael von Hauswolff and Erkki Kurenniemi himself. This DVD contains the documentary, plus Kurenniemi’s various short films and animations and concert footage from the early 70s. Also includes a booklet with an essay by Erkki Huhtamo, full track credits with complete background information plus archive photographs.