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12 Jun / 16 Jun - Uncategorized

Arnaud Desplechin at Midnight Sun Film Festival

12.-16.6. The French institute supports the venue of French director Arnaud Desplechin to Sodankylä! Arnaud Desplechin (born 1960) is one the rare auteurs i.e. ”true filmmakers” of contemporary French cinema. His works uphold the spirit of French new wave and have been presented in the esteemed competition for the Palme d’Or at Cannes almost without…Continue Reading >

06 May / 12 May - Uncategorized

French cinema at Espoo Ciné

6.-12.5. – Espoo For its 30 anniversary, European Film Festival Espoo Ciné offers a rich programation and more than 20 French movies and co-productions. Some of the highlights are the new Michel Ocelot’s animation movie Dilili in Paris, Louis-Julien Petit surprise movie phenomenon Invisibles, Louis Garrel’s a Faithful Man and Wallid Mattar’s French Tunisian social…Continue Reading >

02 May / 09 May - Uncategorized


Cinema Orion – 2.-9.5. Olivier Assayas, 2019 Guillaume Canet, Juliette Binoche, Vincent Macaigne A literary editor Alain refuses to publish Léonard’s novel for the first time. Alain’s company hires young woman Laure to adapt to the digital age. Alain sleeps with Laure. Alain’s wife Selena is an actress. She has been having an affair with…Continue Reading >

28 Apr / 14:00 - Uncategorized

Kirikou et les bêtes sauvages

Kirikou et les bêtes sauvages, Michel Ocelot 28.4. – 2 pm – Kino Regina The noble Grandfather, sitting in his blue grotto, explains: “The story of Kirikou and the Sorceress was too short. My grandson did many good deeds that have not yet been told. They should not be forgotten and now I’m going to…Continue Reading >

23 Apr / 26 Apr - Uncategorized

A Screaming Man

A Screaming Man, Mahamat Saleh-Haroun 23 & 26.4. – Kino Regina Present-day Chad. Adam, fifty-five, a former swimming champion, is pool attendant at a smart N’Djamena hotel. When the hotel gets taken over by new Chinese owners, he is forced to give up his job to his son Abdel. Terribly resentful, he feels socially humiliated….Continue Reading >

6.4. – klo 15 – Kino 13 AIi is 7 years old, he is different from other children his age: he does not speak, he sometimes has strange reactions and he has a devouring passion for trees and nature. He is autistic. Read more

04 Apr / 21:10 - Uncategorized

Belle de jour

Belle de jour, Luis Bunuel 4.4 –9.10 pm – Kino Regina Catherine Deneuve’s porcelain perfection hides a cracked interior in one of the actress’s most iconic roles: Séverine, a Paris housewife who begins secretly spending her after­noon hours working in a bordello. This surreal and erotic late-sixties daydream from provocateur for the ages Luis Buñuel…Continue Reading >

29 Mar / 03 Apr - Uncategorized

The Sisters Brothers

The Sisters Brothers, Jacques Audiard 29.3.-3.4. – Cinema Orion John C. Reilly and Joaquin Phoenix blaze a trail of action, adventure and sly wit as Charlie and Eli Sisters, notorious sibling assassins who are hired to kill a gold prospector accused of stealing from their tyrannical boss in the Old West. Based on the award-winning…Continue Reading >

28 Mar / 03 Apr - Uncategorized

Place Publique

Puutarhajuhlat, Agnès Jaoui 28.3.-3.4. – Cinema Orion A provocative but has-been TV host spends a bumpy reunion at a countryside party along with his ex-wife, his daughter, and his producer hiding his potential termination Read more

28 Mar / 17:00 - Uncategorized

French-canadian movie – Fatima

28.3.2019 –  17.00 – ost-eng Fatima lives on her own with two daughters to support: 15-year old Souad, a teenager in revolt, and 18-year old Nesrine, who is starting medical school. Fatima speaks French poorly and is constantly frustrated by her daily interactions with her daughters. Her pride and joy, they are also a source…Continue Reading >

11 Feb / 13 Mar - Uncategorized

Fantômas movie series at Amos Rex

During the current Magritte exhibition Amos Rex will be hosting the complete series of Fantômas silent movies by Louis Feuillade every Monday until 11 March. All films with French texts and English subtitles. Screenings are included in the museum admission fee. Fantômas is the hero of books created by Pierre Souvestre and Marcel Allain, used…Continue Reading >

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 >