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Helsinki International Film Festival ends today with Savoy theatre screenings

Helsinki International Film Festival culminates with two highly anticipated film screenings in Savoy theatre, Mia Hansen-Løve’s THINGS TO COME and a new J. A. Bayona film A MONSTER CALLS. During the 11 days of the festival there were almost 500 screenings that included 180 feature films and ca 180 short films from all over the world. This year… Read Helsinki International Film Festival ends today with Savoy theatre screenings »

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Producer Aet Laigu took part in the creative process of Mother

Creative producer Aet Laigu talks about her third feature film she made with director Kadri Kõusaar. MOTHER (Ema, 2016) is Estonia’s Official Entry for 2017 Oscar for Best Foreign Film. The darkly comic crime mystery has a distinctive look and a great cast. Interview: Niina Holm Camera: Kaisa Paavilainen, Anna Salonen Editing: Niina Holm Photo:… Read Producer Aet Laigu took part in the creative process of Mother »

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Talking about gender roles and power structures with Ninja Thyberg

What filmmaker Ninja Thyberg is most interested in her short films, is how gender roles and sexuality are constructed. She is interested in exploring the power relations and power play between individuals and within community. Thyberg wishes to deconstruct social roles to reveal the power structures within. In her film PLEASURE Thyberg is exploring… Read Talking about gender roles and power structures with Ninja Thyberg »

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Sacha Wolff wanted to portray the rugged side of sports

French director Sacha Wolff’s debut feature MERCENARY tells about a young rugby player from a small island in the Pacific Ocean who moves to play in France. Wolff wanted to portray the more rugged side of sports with his movie. He cast real rugby players in key roles. Interview: Tommi Kumén Camera: Heidi Hautamäki, Toni Joukanen Editing: Heidi… Read Sacha Wolff wanted to portray the rugged side of sports »