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Are you an outdoor (screenings) person? It’s here again and it’s free!

HIFF goes outdoors, but safely within the city center, as the beloved outdoor screenings take over at Lasipalatsi square from September 6th to 8th. Come and let the ultimate cinematic pleasure that is SPRING BREAKERS, MOONLIGHT and FACES PLACES ravage all your senses. HIFF Outdoor Screenings Programme: Friday 6.9. SPRING BREAKERS Dir. Harmony… Read Are you an outdoor (screenings) person? It's here again and it's free! »

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Out Now: R&A Shorts Trailer 2019!

Round patterns are drawn on the glass of a steamy security guard’s booth; two adolescents and shopping trolleys on a nocturnal parking lot. The directors of the new trailer for Cut to the Chase – R&A Shorts, Henna Välkky and Samuel Häkkinen of Silent Paprika Films, tell us how the almost unreal dance trailer was created. During the last… Read Out Now: R&A Shorts Trailer 2019! »

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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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R&A Shorts Programme Announced

A total of 30 Finnish 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 cinematic voices from marginalised groups and a plethora of other fascinating topics. The third Cut to the Chase… Read R&A Shorts Programme Announced »

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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 »