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07 Feb / 17:30 - Uncategorized

IF Cinema / The Awakening of Permaculture

The Awakening of Permaculture Adrien Bellay, 2017 (ost-english subtiltles, 1h20) What if the revolution took inspiration from nature? PERMACULTURE offers a glimmer of hope with its ecologically sustainable, economically viable and socially equitable solutions. Accessible to all, it can be implemented everywhere … Today, men and women meet and experiment this credible alternative. The “permacole”…Continue Reading >

20 Jan / 14:00 - Uncategorized

Tales of the night, Michel Ocelot, 2011

20.1.2019 –2 pm– Kino Regina A girl, a boy and an old cinema technician tell stories every night in a small theater. Before each story, the boy and the girl decide, in accordance with the old technician, they will play the characters in the story they will interpret, they also choose a time and a…Continue Reading >

19.1.2019 – 2 pm – Kino Regina Serge Blomberg is a very special movie lover. Since 30 years, he has been seeking for old movie films to restaure and rediscover. He’s found more than 50 000 rare films and received a Cesar for best documentary. Serge Bromberg also plays host for very special movie nights that…Continue Reading >

21 Dec / 21 Jan - Uncategorized

Ailo’s journey

Out in Finland on the 21.12.2018 Guillaume Maidatchesky’s Ailo’s Journey narrates the struggle of a little wild reindeer to survive its first migration. Throughout his journey, the frail and vulnerable wild reindeer will have to overcome the ordeals that mark the first year of his existence. His awakening to the wild world is a true…Continue Reading >

01 Dec / 13:00 - Uncategorized

Teema festival – A Paris education

Teema festival – A Paris education – Jean-Paul Civeyrac 1.12. – 1 pm – Yle Teema A Paris Education follows the solipsistic journeys of a few film students whose only real concern in life seem to be whether or not they’ll ever join the ranks of the auteurs they binge-watch before reality catches up with…Continue Reading >

30 Nov / 13:00 - Uncategorized

Teema festival – The Graduation

Teema festival – The Graduation – Claire Simon 30.11. – 1 pm –  Yle Teema In The Graduation (Le Concours), director Claire Simon (Gare du Nord) focuses her camera on the five-month-long admissions process of France’s most famous filmmaking academy: La Femis – a state-run, extremely selective and generously funded institution whose alumni include art…Continue Reading >

29 Nov / 20:00 - Uncategorized

Teema festival – Mustang

Teema festival – Mustang – Denis Gamze Ergûven 29.11. – 8 pm – Yle Teema When five orphan girls are seen innocently playing with boys on a beach, their scandalized conservative guardians confine them while forced marriages are arranged. Confined at home, the girls invent their own ways to break the rules and find freedom….Continue Reading >

22 Nov / 24 Nov - Uncategorized

Night Visions – Knife + Heart – Yann Gonzales

22.11.2018 – 20.00 – Kinopalatsi 1 24.11.2018 – 20.50 – Kinopalatsi 5 FINNISH PREMIERE “If Dario Argento, Brian De Palma and Kenneth Anger conceived a three-way love child while watching Cruising and listening to a Giorgio Moroder mix tape, the result would be something like French director Yann Gonzalez’s Knife + Heart. Taking the erotic kitsch and glamorously trashy aesthetics of his many shorts and first feature, You…Continue Reading >

21 Nov / 24 Nov - Uncategorized

Night Visions – Climax – Gaspard Noé

21.11. – 19.45 – Kinopalatsi 1 – SOLD OUT 24.11. – 23.15 – Kinopalatsi 1 It is as if Noé has somehow mulched up the quintessence of dance, coke and porn together and squooshed it into his camera. FINNISH PREMIERE ”[Gaspar] Noé is giving us a cinema of sensual outrageousness and excess that makes other films look middleaged…Continue Reading >

21.11.2018 – 17.45 – Kinopalatsi 9 24.11.2018 – 12.30 – Kinopalatsi 1 FINNISH PREMIERE “French DJ-turned-filmmaker Quentin Dupieux (aka Mr. Oizo) has made a cinematic career out of films that are hard to classify, usually skewing between genres with a decidedly absurdist bent. — Set inside the confines of a 1970s-tinged police station (aside from flashbacks and a…Continue Reading >

13 Oct - Uncategorized

Movie-concert: la Haine – Noah Kin

13.10.2018 – 6 pm – Bio Rex Mathieu Kassovitz’ La Haine is a glimpse into France’s bleak social reality in 1995. Aimlessly passing their days in the concrete environs of their dead-end suburbia, Vinz (Vincent Cassel), Hubert (Hubert Koundé), and Saïd (Saïd Taghmaoui)  give human faces to France’s banlieue populations, their bristling resentment at their…Continue Reading >

01 Oct / 14 Oct - Uncategorized

A French Film Fall on Yle Teema

Untill the 14 th of October Spend these darkening fall evenings in the company of Jean-Paul Belmondo, Emmanuelle Riva and Jacques Tati.  Yle Teema is dedicating a cycle to French cinema. Classical movies can  be seen on Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Read more here:

20.-30.9. The biggest Finnish film festival will present Cannes winners Shoplifters (Hirokazu Koreeda) and Borders (Ali Abbasi) which features Finnsih actor Eero Milonoff. For this 31st edition the festival will show a wide range of French classics and nouveautés. The full programme will be revealed on the 7th of septembre More informations:

19 Aug / 02 Sep - Uncategorized

Crazy Year 1968

19.8.-2.9.2018 To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Helsinki Festival, KAVI offers a programmation inspired by the event of 1968. Three French movies or coproduction will show a glimpse into a revolutionary year that changed France. Citizen Langlois is a cinematographical study of the infamous “affaire Langlois”. In 1968, French culture minister André Malraux tried to fire…Continue Reading >