Latest news, director interviews, insider tips & interesting stories from behind the scenes
Laura Hyppönen is a Finnish filmmaker based in London. Her short film Quadraturin is selected into the National & International Competitions.
Jan Harlan is member of the international jury. His documentary Stanley Kubrick – A Life in Pictures, is part of the Tampere Film Festival special programme.
WASTE NO.3 BOOM, Jan Ijäs, Finland, 2017, Documentary What preparations needed to be done for this film? With this film it took the longest time to get the permissions for… Read more »
One of your directed short film ‘The lawnmower men of Kapu’ will be shown in Tampere Film Festival. Could you tell what is it about? What is the theme in it?… Read more »
Jan Harlan is one of the juries of international jury. His directed document about Stanley Kubrick is part of the Tampere Film Festival programme.
AV-arkki’s screening delves into the various forms and possibilities of camp. On the surface, camp comes across as being frivolous and of bad taste, but deep down it clears the… Read more »
Finnish Film Archive 1 screening presents history of Finnish film making. Second screening, Finnish Film Archive 2, brings up gems of 60’s Finnish films.
AVEK 30-years special screenings shows finnish short-, animated and documentary films which are supported by AVEK (The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture).
Tampere Film Festival will show two screenings short films of dance. Dance 1: Loikka screening will illustrate the diversity of dance cinema with awarded short films.
Queerscenes screenings brings stories of trans people to Tampere Film Festival.
Māoriland is one theme of the Tampere Film Festival’s programme. Māoriland 1-3 screenings consist short films made by maori people. Māoriland 3 screening is family friendly. The programme includes two… Read more »
Finnish director Juho Kuosmanen’s Carte Blanche and retrospective will be shown on Tampere film festival.
SHORT MATTERS is the European Film Academy’s short film tour which brings the nominated short films to audiences across Europe – and beyond. The programme featuring the European Short Film… Read more »
In honor of Estonia’s 100 years of independence, Tampere Film Festival will have seven screenings of Estonian short films.
Dutch filmmaker Rosto’s retrospective is part of the Tampere Film Festival programme and includes animations. In addition to this, Rosto’s short film Reruns is part of the International Competition.
Together with Tampere Workers’ Theatre, Tampere Theatre, Tampere Ooppera and Vapriikki Museum, Tampere Film Festival wants to take part in the remembrance of the Finnish Civil War and the Tampere… Read more »
We talked with Polish animator Tomasz Siwiński, about his short film Moczarski’s case that is part of our festival program.
An activist, a lawyer and a sealskin clothing designer Aaju Peter fights for Inuit rights for traditional living methods.
How has the Indian myth created by Hollywood affected our understanding or misunderstanding of Indigenous peoples?
Torstein Grude, the director of Mogadishu Soldier, wanted to make a film that would be as authentic as possible – and was surprised of the outcome.
One of our programme highlights is Alethea Arnaquq-Baril’s Angry Inuk. The documentary is about the Inuit seal hunt controversy.
Swedish filmmaker Jens Assur is one of our festival guests. His films are inspired by his own experiences as a war photographer and from the news and news photos.
Sabogal, the protagonist of the feature lenght animation is a human rights attorney in a country where political violence is the norm.
British filmmaker Daniel Mulloy is one of our festival guests. His films are intimate studies of human relationships like the names Dad, Son, Baby and Home suggests.
This years domestic retrospective is from director Jussi Hiltunen (b. 1984). His short films are studies on issues like bitterness, guilt and revenge. Hiltunen’s films have been shown in various… Read more »
Caroline Monnet, Canadian filmmaker and visual artist talks about her work, inpirations and aspirations. This year, Tampere Film Festival will screen her retrospective, a total of 11 films…. Read more »