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Festivals / Finland


48 articles available in total starting from 20/08/2002. Last article published on 11/04/2019.

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

Helsinki’s Love & Anarchy sets audience record – again

Helsinki’s Love & Anarchy sets audience record – again

More than 100 international film professionals attended the 27th Helsinki International Film Festival – Love & Anarchy, which sold out a third of all screenings  

30/09/2014 | Festivals | Finland

Helsinki’s Love & Anarchy opens 27th festival with several sell-outs

Helsinki’s Love & Anarchy opens 27th festival with several sell-outs

Unspooling from 18-28 September, Finland’s largest showcase has programmed 170 features and 150 shorts, for more than 500 screenings at 12 venues  

18/09/2014 | Festivals | Finland

New Finnish film projects go to development clinic

New Finnish film projects go to development clinic

Staged by the Helsinki International Film Festival – Love & Anarchy, the third Finnish Film Affair will present 19 new films and 17 upcoming projects  

08/09/2014 | Festivals | Finland

25,000 went to the cinema under the Midnight Sun

25,000 went to the cinema under the Midnight Sun

Following its 29th film festival, the village of Sodankylä now has streets named after the festival director and US director Samuel Fuller  

16/06/2014 | Festivals | Finland

Greenaway, Panfilov, Assayas and Rohrwacher ready for Sodankylä

Greenaway, Panfilov, Assayas and Rohrwacher ready for Sodankylä

Two of this year’s Cannes directors – Olivier Assayas and Alice Rohrwacher – will go north for Finland’s Midnight Sun Film Festival, from 11-15 June  

05/06/2014 | Festivals | Finland

Greenaway, Panfilov and Assayas meet under the Midnight Sun

Greenaway, Panfilov and Assayas meet under the Midnight Sun

120 km north of the Arctic Circle, the Finnish village of Sodankylä is preparing for the 29th Midnight Sun Film Festival, to be held from 11-15 June  

05/05/2014 | Festivals | Finland

Russian animation snags top prize at the Tampere Film Festival

Russian animation snags top prize at the Tampere Film Festival

The renowned Finnish short-film festival sees the Grand Prix go to Bum-bum doch’ rybaka  

11/03/2014 | Festivals | Finland

Record attendance for Helsinki’s Love & Anarchy, Film Week and Affair

Record attendance for Helsinki’s Love & Anarchy, Film Week and Affair

“During the last couple of years Finland has got a real movie industry,” notes the festival’s artistic director – and there is an increasing demand for Finnish product in the international market...  

01/10/2013 | Festivals | Finland

250 film professionals cannot wait for their Finnish Film Affair

250 film professionals cannot wait for their Finnish Film Affair

For the second year, the Helsinki International Film Festival – Love & Anarchy organises the Finnish industry showcase for sales agents, buyers, festival programmers and the press (September 24-26)  

24/09/2013 | Festivals | Finland

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