Danish director Laurits Flensted-Jensen (b. 1985) presents his debut feature film NEON HEART (Usynligt hjerte, 2018) at HIFF. The film that deals with taboos and sexuality has competed at several international film festivals. Flensted-Jensen has previously directed and written, amongst others, the short film Melon Rainbow (2015) which features Victoria Carmen Sonne (Holiday, 2018) who also plays one of the main characters in Neon Heart.

Laurits Flensted-Jensen in Helsinki 20.–23.9.