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Festivals / Finland

Finland’s DocPoint reveals its full programme

Finland’s DocPoint reveals its full programme

Having reached its 18th edition, the Helsinki-based documentary film festival will open with the world premiere of Reetta Huhtanen’s Gods of Molenbeek  

10/01 | Festivals | Finland

The Helsinki Film Festival takes more than 60,000 admissions

The Helsinki Film Festival takes more than 60,000 admissions

Naoko Ogigami’s Close-Knit won the Audience Award, while Selma Vilhunen’s upcoming Stupid Young Heart was named Most Promising Film  

25/09/2017 | Festivals | Finland

Helsinki’s Love & Anarchy celebrates its 30th birthday

Helsinki’s Love & Anarchy celebrates its 30th birthday

Finland’s largest showcase is publishing a book and unspooling a series of festival classics plus its largest programme of more than 200 shorts  

14/09/2017 | Festivals | Finland

Carlos Saura and Hanna Schygulla to bask in the spirit of Sodankylä

Carlos Saura and Hanna Schygulla to bask in the spirit of Sodankylä

Unspooling from 14-18 June, Finland’s 32nd Midnight Sun Film Festival will screen a remake of the first film in Finnish cinema history  

06/06/2017 | Festivals | Finland

This year’s Love & Anarchy exceeded 60,000 admissions

This year’s Love & Anarchy exceeded 60,000 admissions

Thomas Bidegain’s Cannes entry, Cowboys, won the Audience Award at the 29th edition of the festival, which ended yesterday after screening 360 films  

26/09/2016 | Festivals | Finland

Helsinki’s Love & Anarchy 2016 to focus on female filmmakers

Helsinki’s Love & Anarchy 2016 to focus on female filmmakers

French actress Isabelle Huppert stars in both the opening and closing films, Paul Verhoeven’s Elle and Mia Hansen-Løve’s Things to Come  

13/09/2016 | Festivals | Finland

Menzel, Forsyth and the Truebas heading for the Midnight Sun

Menzel, Forsyth and the Truebas heading for the Midnight Sun

Unspooling from 15-19 June in Sodankylä, north of the Arctic Circle, the Finnish film festival is also presenting a series of documentaries about filmmakers  

26/05/2016 | Festivals | Finland

Focus on Finnish cinema in Czech Republic and Spain

Focus on Finnish cinema in Czech Republic and Spain

Finnish films and filmmakers featured on programmes in Uherske Hradiste, Czech Republic, and Valladolid, Spain  

27/07/2015 | Festivals | Finland/Czech Republic/Spain

Same "Palais", but a new tent for Midnight Sun

Same "Palais", but a new tent for Midnight Sun

Malgorzata Szumowska and Miguel Gomes join the guests for Finland’s festival north of the Arctic Circle, unspooling from 11-15 June  

01/06/2015 | Festivals | Finland

Mike Leigh will walk down Peter von Bagh Street

Mike Leigh will walk down Peter von Bagh Street

The British director will be among the guests of honour at the Midnight Sun Film Festival during its 30th edition and the first one after its co-founder and director died last year  

29/04/2015 | Festivals | Finland