The 32nd Helsinki International Film festival: “57000 visitors, 160 feature films and 191 short films”. My experience and opinion

Article written by Gloria De Felice    Helsinki International Film Festival “Love&Anarchy” is the most popular cinema festival in Helsinki. It lasts around 10 days. It offers different movies from all around the world, giving the biggest focus on nowadays society through filming. Most of the movies have English subtitles. They also organize forum discussions…






HELSINKI DOCPOINT2019: Il potere dei documentari

Quest’anno, il festival annuale dei documentari cinematografici internazionali ad Helsinki è iniziato lunedì 28 gennaio e si è concluso domenica 3 febbraio. L’evento è stato inaugurato con la proiezione del documentario Gods of Molenbeek , diretto dalla regista finlandese Reetta Huhtanen. Il film parla della quotidianità di due bambini che vivono nell’area di Molenbeek, una zona di…






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…






Doc Point 2018: a documentary director can change people´s mind

Article written by Gloria De Felice  Italian version  / Articolo in Italiano   We are living in a saturated society, covered by a crowd of news and data. We are living in the era of why, with a focus on appearance and the free knowledge. Nonetheless, we feel we are more ignorant than the day…






Cinemaissí 2017: Violence against women / Violenza sulle donne

Cinemaissí, the Helsinki Latin American Film festival, is organized in the capital of Finland every autumn (19 October-22 October this year). I recently wrote an article related to the last year’s festival thus if you are interested I would recommend reading the article from this link. This time, I decided to focus on a specific and…