Velvet Goldmine Brian Eno Cinema

Event Introduction

Known as a visual artist, pop music producer and as a pioneer of ambient music, Brian Eno has a special ability to create spaces and atmospheres with his music. The technology- and future-oriented authors movie soundtracks were published in a collection called Film Music 1976-2020 in 2020. The film series, which is curated on the basis of the collection, reflects Eno’s diversity: moving fluently from experimental fiction to thrillers, and from glamrock to documentary. The series is a part of the Helsinki Festival programme.

UK/USA 1998 • D: Todd Haynes • S: Ewan McGregor, Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, Toni Collette, Christian Bale • music by Carter Burwell and Brian Eno • KAVI 35 mm • subtitles in fin. & swe. • K12 • 125’

Borrowing from David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust -character and more broadly from the glamrock culture of the 1970s, the film takes you into the world of art rock, where Eno began his career as a keyboardist for Roxy Music. Central to the soundtrack are the early songs of Roxy Music / Eno, and the name of the mysteriously lost rock star, Maxwell Demon, whose name is a reference to Eno’s first rock music project.

Further information and tickets:


Organised events, Cinema, Brian Eno


Event Information

  • Time:

    • Wed 1.9.2021 21:00

    • Thu 2.9.2021 20:45

    • Duration: 125 min

  • Address:

    Kino Regina
    Töölönlahdenkatu 4
    00100 Helsinki

  • Tickets:

    6–7,50 €

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