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…






Laiha on parempi ihminen – kehopositiivisia keskusteluja

Artikkelin on kirjoittanut Anna Olkinuora  Teatteri Toivon viimeisin, Laiha on parempi ihminen, pureutuu kehopositiivisuuden ajankohtaiseen maailmaan, ja kysyy miksi (vieläkin) laiha on parempi. Näyttämöllä annetaan ääni kahdelle hahmolle, jotka ovat laihtuneet paljon ja nyt käyvät läpi lihavuuteen liittyviä asenteita, stigmoja, sekä ihmettelevät miten lihava joutuu vastaamaan ulkopuolisille valinnoistaan, vähättelyn kohteeksi lääkärissä ja kuinka laihempana saa…






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…






“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…






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…