Five for Friday: Film directors
Finnish cinema is reaching an ever-growing audience through screens around the world.
Finnish short film to premiere at Cannes
The Tiger (Tiikeri), a short film written and directed by Mikko Myllylahti, is part of the line-up of the International Critics’ Week at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival.
Finnish films screen in Mexico
The Finnish Film Week is shining a spotlight on eight feature-length films and nine short films.
Finnish film to capture audiences in Belgrade
The renowned Serbian director Bojan Vuletić will curate the Finnish Film Week in Belgrade, to be held on 19–23 April and attended by the recent Jussi-awarded director-screenwriter Teemu Nikki and producers Kaarle Aho and Ari Matikainen.
Finnish doc starts global festival run in style
Finnish documentary Entrepreneur (Yrittäjä) will premiere in North America at the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival in May.
Aki Kaurismäki wins gold and hits screens globally
Finnish filmmaker Aki Kaurismäki has been awarded in Madrid, as a series of career retrospectives rolls out in Spain, Austria, Australia and France.
Finnish superhero tearing up big screens globally
Rendel, the first superhero flick ever to be made in Finland, has continued its successful run overseas.
Life in Four Elements tops mountain film festival
The Finnish documentary film Life in Four Elements (Neljä Elementtiä) has been named the Best Film About Mountains, Sports and Adventure at the 12th Festival Gorniškega Filma in Slovenia.
Finnish war and hitchhikers screen in the UK
The hitchhiking documentary film #TAKEMEANYWHERE has premiered at the Manchester Film Festival, while Finnish war film Unknown Soldier continues to fill cinemas, most recently in Scotland.
Finnish films to screen in Montreal
A trio of Finnish short films produced by Ateneum Art Museum has been selected for the 36th International Festival of Films on Art in Canada.