Nur met Cinemaissí, the Latin American Film Festival

Cinemaissí is a Latin American film festival, held yearly in Helsinki. It lasts around a week and it organizes mostly the screening of films and documentaries from Spanish and Latin American directors. A MAIN TOPIC  There is always a main topic. During the 2016 edition, for example, the main subject was the legitimations of the…

The film club: “La Chinoise” by Jean Luc Godard (1967) Eng/Ita

The film club arranged the last meeting before summer on May 3rd. The movie discussed was deeply tough and wryly conceived: we talked about the masterpiece post recognised by Jean-Luc Godard entitled “La Chinoise”, 1967. THE FILM  The low-budget film, shot in the interlude of Godard’s apartment, is an adaptation by Fyodor Dostoyevsky‘s novel, The…

Third Space, Runo-Koe: Surrealism, Territory and Dreams (eng/Ita)

Third Space is a nice little spot dedicated to contemporary and visual arts placed in the heart of Helsinki. The curator, the Mexican Rosa Maria Bolom, kindly welcomed and told us what this project “Runo-Koe” was about. Third Space is surely a small room but it encloses a huge power to show art. When you…

The Film Club III: Freaks by Tod Browning

It is surely not my pleasant diversion regarding and analyzing “negative” and “shocking” times through film history, but I think it is a must. In fact, on the last film club March 22 , 2017, at the Temporary Space in Helsinki, we gathered to “dive in the past” to understand what might have ever happened. It…

Nelly Ben Hayuon @ Vuoden Huiput Festival

Nelly Ben Hayuon: Designing the Impossible On the 7th of March Finnish and foreign forerunners from various creative practices gathered at Clarion Hotel for the first Vuoden Huiput Festival. At the festival one could take a peek at the favourites of Vuoden Huiput Competition — an annual contest featuring the best Finnish communication design. Besides…