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IN PICTURES: The weekend wrap

Outi Pakarinen (left), founder of KUDE, set out to pursue quality and timelessness but also found meaning and empowerment in her design. Credits: : Pinja Parkkinen

Films captured the headlines this week, complemented by design and fashion with a purpose. Take a look at the past seven days in entertainment from a Finnish perspective.

Finnish e-sports phenomenon ENCE claimed CS:GO gold in Madrid, taking revenge on Astralis. (Photo: Kirill Bashkirov) Read Esports Junkie’s article

The 59th Krakow Film Festival will feature plenty of Finnish films from directors Reetta Huhtanen, cult icon Jörn Donner and Arthur Franck, to name but a few. (Photo: Twitter/Krakow Film Festival) Read more on the Krakow Film Festival site

Remedy Entertainment is set to release its much anticipated game, Control, this summer. (Photo: Screenshot/YouTube) Read Game Fragger’s article

Sheffield Doc/Fest will feature Saara Ekström’s experimental Body All Eyes short film. (Photo: AV-Arkki) Read AV-Arkki’s article

Framery is bringing peace of mind to Times Square in a collaboration with NYCxDESIGN. (Photo: Framery) Read Framery’s announcement

The recognisable birds from Rovio landed in Cannes to celebrate their sequel film, Angry Birds Movie 2. (Photo: Rovio) Check out their red carpet flight from Reuters

Fashion house KUDE flips off industry norms. (Photo: KUDE)

Fatcloth pairs up with the Moomin brand to let grown-ups be Moominous as well. (Photo: Fatcloth) Read Moomin’s blog post

By: Samuli Ojala
17.05.2019