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The Nordic Flair Award to Heikki Kossi – HIFF Presents the Best of Nordic Films

Internationally successful Finnish foley artist Heikki Kossi is the recipient of this year’s Nordic Flair Award. The award is given annually by the Helsinki International Film Festival – Love & Anarchy (HIFF) and its industry event Finnish Film Affair to a distinguished Nordic film professional. High-quality Nordic drama takes centre stage… Read The Nordic Flair Award to Heikki Kossi – HIFF Presents the Best of Nordic Films »

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Love & Anarchy surprise film HUSTLERS and reruns announced!

The 32nd Helsinki International Film Festival – Love & Anarchy will screen the Toronto hit HUSTLERS as this year’s surprise film. Starring Jennifer Lopez, the film tells the story of a gang of former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on Wall Street’s moneymen. The festival’s last weekend brings several reruns of… Read Love & Anarchy surprise film HUSTLERS and reruns announced! »

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HIFF Announces Its 32nd Programme

Helsinki International Film Festival – Love & Anarchy has announced its 2019 programme. Cannes hits THE LIGHTHOUSE and AND THEN WE DANCED are among the films hitting the silver screens in September. The Danish director Lone Scherfig receives the Nordic Flair Award. Other HIFF guests include the musician and film composer Warren Ellis and… Read HIFF Announces Its 32nd Programme »

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30 Finnish Films to Compete at the HIFF Short Film Competition

A total of 30 films have been shortlisted for the national competition of HIFF’s Cut to the Chase – R&A Shorts event. In addition to the competing films, the programme includes short films from well-known directors, fresh voices from marginalised groups and a plethora of other fascinating topics. The first ever R&A Shorts Gala presents… Read 30 Finnish Films to Compete at the HIFF Short Film Competition »

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Helsinki International Film Festival Brings Cannes and Berlinale Favourites to Finland

Helsinki International Film Festival – Love & Anarchy announces the first films from its 2019 line-up. The selection includes the Finnish premieres of Cannes favourites PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE and LES MISÉRABLES as well as screenings of Berlinale winners SYNONYMS and BY THE GRACE OF GOD. Starting today, the festival audience will have a… Read Helsinki International Film Festival Brings Cannes and Berlinale Favourites to Finland »