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30th Helsinki International Film Festival ends on a high note

The 30th Helsinki International Film Festival – Love & Anarchy ended on Sunday with a sold-out screening of Cannes Palm d’Or winner THE SQUARE. Finland’s biggest film festival gathered more than 60 000 visitors, passing last year’s attendance. The audience award goes to Naoko Ogigami’s CLOSE-KNIT. A selection of festival films can be… Read 30th Helsinki International Film Festival ends on a high note »

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Helsinki Int. Film Festival awards director Selma Vilhunen (Stupid Young Heart) and Danish actor Pilou Asbæk

This year the Finnish Film Affair jury of HIFF has selected Stupid Young Heart by Oscar-nominated director Selma Vilhunen to receive the Work-In-Progress award and funding. This is the third year that FFA has awarded €3000 to the most promising film to be spent on international marketing efforts. The film is produced by Elli Toivoniemi… Read Helsinki Int. Film Festival awards director Selma Vilhunen (Stupid Young Heart) and Danish actor Pilou Asbæk »

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Helsinki Int. Film Festival awards director Selma Vilhunen (Stupid Young Heart) and Danish actor Pilou Asbæk

This year the Finnish Film Affair jury of HIFF has selected Stupid Young Heart by Oscar-nominated director Selma Vilhunen to receive the Work-In-Progress award and funding. This is the third year that FFA has awarded €3000 to the most promising film to be spent on international marketing efforts. The film is produced by Elli Toivoniemi… Read Helsinki Int. Film Festival awards director Selma Vilhunen (Stupid Young Heart) and Danish actor Pilou Asbæk »

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Sundance favourite CALL ME BY YOUR NAME opens the 30th HIFF – Love & Anarchy

– For the next eleven days Helsinki turns into a cinematic heaven as the 30th anniversary edition of the Helsinki International Film Festival – Love & Anarchy takes over the silver screens of Helsinki– Five films compete for the HIFF Audience Award– The brand new Festival Center serves the public at Yrjönkatu 27The 30th… Read Sundance favourite CALL ME BY YOUR NAME opens the 30th HIFF – Love & Anarchy »