Finnish youth are meeting to form a new model of society

Article written by Thierry Francis Mbabane, pictures courtesy of Jussi Vierimaa, video by Thierry Francis Mbabane. Young people living as a minority in Finland create new spaces to communicate with other youth in order to protect democracy. It was April 2019 that I visited Sibelius Museum in Turku and witnessed the launch of Sahwira Literature Rhythms…






BodyTalks – Questioning the importance of thinness through theatre

Written by Anna Olkinuora   Laiha on parempi ihminen asks us why is a person considered somehow better when thin. Thinner is better. It is more beautiful, desirable. Want to be successful? Get thin! Want more friends? Lose some weight! Teatteri Toivo wants to question this and speak up for those who do not fit…






HELSINKI DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL 2019: “I don’t hold a weapon, I only carry a camera. That´s a kind of weapon, or at least, that’s what I think”

Article written by Gloria De Felice  DocPoint 2019, The Documentary Film Festival in Helsinki started on Monday, January 28, and ended on February 3. The event began through an inauguration party in Bio Rex Cinema with the documentary Gods of Molenbeek  by Reetta Huhtanen. The film talks about two young children’s lives in the Molenbeek…






31st Helsinki International Film Festival: It is a great event, but…

Article written by Gloria De Felice  From the 20 to the 30th  of September I had the opportunity to visit The International Helsinki Film Festival “Love and Anarchy” (Rakkautta ja Anarkiaa). It´s always a remarkable experience since it gives me the prospect to evolve my cultural and cinematography perspective.  I discovered new films from all over…






“Helsinki Calling!” – a peaceful demonstration for human rights

  On the 16th of July, there was the memorable meeting between US president Donald Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin, in Helsinki. On the day before, Sunday, the city center was filled with people from different roots, nationalities, and cultures with a common intention: demonstrate against the meeting of those presidents. The peaceful march…