Tom of Finland to open Göteborg Film Festival

January 11, 2017

As the festival’s opening film, Tom of Finland will be shown at 40 locations in honour of the event’s 40th anniversary.

New Kaurismäki makes the cut for Berlin

December 19, 2016

The Other Side of Hope by Aki Kaurismäki has been selected for the Competition and Berlinale Special section of the 67th Berlin International Film Festival.

Finnish boxing film adds to its acclaim

December 12, 2016

The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki has won the ‘European Discovery’ prize at the European Film Awards.

2 Nights Till Morning for French audiences

November 14, 2016

Finnish film 2 Nights Till Morning has received praise from critics in France, and is now available for the eyes of the general public.

Finnish documentary wins big in Leipzig

November 7, 2016

Kaisa’s Enchanted Forest, from director Katja Gauriloff, was awarded the Golden Dove award at DOK Leipzig in animated documentary category.

Finnish documentary takes its sauna to Germany

November 4, 2016

Miesten vuoro (Steam of Life) is a documentary about Finnish men sharing their life stories in the sauna. The film will now make the rounds in Germany, six years after it was released in Finland.

Finnish Monster Nanny goes Hollywood

November 4, 2016

Tuutikki Tolonen’s bestselling book about a half-human, half-beast nanny is being developed into a feature movie.

Finnish actress wins US award for role in Bodom

November 1, 2016

Mimosa Willamo has been named the Best Actress at Screamfest, the largest and longest running horror movie festival in the US.

Finnish films on an international winning streak

October 24, 2016

Selma Vihunen’s Little Wing and Juha Kuosmanen’s The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki have convinced juries in Italy and the USA respectively.

Disney adapts Kaurismäki film for new comic

October 17, 2016

The award-winning film by Finnish director Aki Kaurismäki has been adapted into a Donald Duck comic, known as “The Duck Without a Past”.

Finnish film Concrete Night nabs US distributor

October 12, 2016

Director Pirjo Honkasalo’s acclaimed black and white feature film Concrete Night is set for release in January 2017.