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HIFF Announces This Year’s Gala Films

Finland’s biggest and most diverse film festival has announced this year’s gala films and the films of the traditional HIFF open-air screenings. The 32nd HIFF will open with BLINDED BY THE LIGHT, the new film by the British director Gurinder Chadha (Bend It Like Beckham, HIFF 2002). The film takes place in the gloomy late-1980s Luton… Read HIFF Announces This Year’s Gala Films »

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Come volunteer for HIFF 2019!

Are you a good driver? Enthusiastic about customer service? Passionate about photography? Interested in working at a festival? Great news: we need you! The call for volunteers for this year’s HIFF has started! Come join us in making Finland’s biggest film festival the best cinematic happening of all time! Check out the available tasks and… Read Come volunteer for HIFF 2019! »

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The submission for the National Competition of the Love & Anarchy Shorts is now open!

The short film event Love & Anarchy Shorts invites filmmakers to submit their films to the 2019 National Competition. The submission is now open until May 31st. Cut to the Chase – Love & Anarchy Shorts will be held from 25th to 29th September as a part of the HIFF – Love & Anarchy Festival. You can apply for the National… Read The submission for the National Competition of the Love & Anarchy Shorts is now open! »

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The 31st HIFF Ends on a High Note

The 31st Helsinki International Film Festival – Love & Anarchy ended on Sunday with a sold-out screening of Russian director Kirill Serebrennikov’s SUMMER. Finland’s biggest film festival gathered more than 60 000 visitors.  The 31st edition of Helsinki International Film Festival culminated on Sunday with a sold-out Closing Gala… Read The 31st HIFF Ends on a High Note »

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One-Off Incident wins the Finnish Film Affair’s Work in Progress Award

Finland’s biggest film industry event, Helsinki International Film Festival’s industry sidebar Finnish Film Affair, unfolded from Tuesday Sept 25th to Thursday Sept 27th2018. A record number of almost 450 film professionals attended the 7thedition of the yearly event, with nearly hundred international sales agents, distributors, producers and… Read One-Off Incident wins the Finnish Film Affair’s Work in Progress Award »

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HIFF reruns on sale now!

31st Helsinki International Film Festival – Love & Anarchy treats its audience with reruns of some of this year’s festival hits. Among the reruns are action madness MANDY, black comedy SORRY TO BOTHER YOU and the gripping Danish thriller THE GUILTY. Tickets to the rerun screenings are on sale now. As an addition to the programme… Read HIFF reruns on sale now! »