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Short film Reunion selected to Generation 14Plus Competition at Berlinale

Bufo’s new short film Reunion directed by Iddo Soskolne and Janne Reinikainen will have its world premiere at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival. The film will be screened in the Generation 14Plus programme, where it will be competing from the main prizes of the section with 18 other shorts. Reunion is a directorial debut in…

Armi Alive! premieres at Göteborg International Film Festival

Jörn Donner‘s new film about the founder of the iconic design company Marimekko, Armi Alive!, will have its world premiere at the 38th Göteborg International Film Festival. The film will be screened in the official closing screening of the festival on February 1st, additional screenings will follow on February 2nd. The festival will be organised on…

Concrete Night one of the contenders for a nomination in European Film Awards 2014

European Film Academy announced today the list of 50 European films, which will be recommended for a nomination for this year’s European Film Awards. The nominations will be announced on November 8th and the the 27th European Film Awards with the presentation of the winners will take place in Riga on December 13th.

Concrete Night nominated for Nordic Council Film Prize and Finland’s official entry for The Oscars

Together with 4 other films, Concrete Night has been nominated for Nordic Council Film Prize 2014, the region’s most important film award. The five films were selected by national juries and the winner will be announced in the award ceremony on October 29th in Stockholm. Read more from here. The film has also been selected…

Concrete Night wins at Pula Film Festival

Pula Film Festival, one of Croatia’s most important film events, finished last Saturday with the awards ceremony and the main prize of the international programme going to Concrete Night. The jury stated that the Golden Arena award was awarded for the film ‘for successfully creating a unique atmosphere in a poetic and visually impressive manner.’

Armi Alive! film starts shooting today

A Film about Armi Ratia (1912–1979) starts shooting today. Armi Alive! tells a story about a theatre company that is rehearsing a play about Armi Ratia. Lead by the main character (Minna Haapkylä) who plays Armi, they ask who this remarkable woman really was? Ratia is one of the best known Finnish entrepreneurs and corporate executives. She created…

Concrete Night’s Jari Virman awarded at European Cinema Festival

Actor Jari Virman has been awarded from his supporting role in Concrete Night at European Cinema Festival in Lecce, Italy. The festival, organised now for its 15th time, awarded him with the Officine Lab Award to the Best not leading Actor prize. Read more about the festival awards from here.

Korso selected to Edinburgh Film Festival’s Teen Spirit programme

Youth film Korso, a debut feature by Akseli Tuomivaara will have its world premiere at Edinburgh Film Festival. The film will be screened in the new Teen Spirit programme presenting 6 feature and 6 short films aimed at the 15- 26 year old audience. The 68th edition of the festival will take place on June 19th-28th.