Opening Ceremony

Online: Facebook Live @tamperefilmfestival. Recording available until 21 March

  • Online 10.–21.3.

  • kalenteri-ikoni Wed 10.3.

  • kelloikoni 18.00 – 18.30

  • karttaikoni Youtube / Facebook Live

Mies osoittaa / A man pointing

National Competition 1: The Dinosaur

Finnish director Rauni Mollberg’s best-known films could not be made in this day and age. In the new documentary actors, co-workers and family members talk openly about handing over control to the controversial director. Screening is available only in Finland between March 10th–14th.

  • Online 10.–21.3.

  • karttaikoni FesthomeTV

  • valuuttaikoni 5

Rakennus ja nainen, mies ja iso paperi / A building and a woman, man and a big paper

National Competition 2: Aalto

Aalto is an enchanting documentary film journey into the life and work of one of the greatest modern architects Alvar Aalto.

  • Online 10.–21.3.

  • karttaikoni FesthomeTV

  • valuuttaikoni 5

Nainen ja nuori mies / A woman and a young man

National Competition 3: People We Come Across

People We Come Across is a film set on the stage of a scientific experiment. It paints a picture of humane need to help and it’s difficulties – and most of all it is a story about humane encounters. Screening is available only in Finland.

  • Online 10.–21.3.

  • karttaikoni FesthomeTV

  • valuuttaikoni 5

Mies istuu tuolissa / A man sitting in a chair

National Competition 5: Donner – Privat

Jörn Donner’s final interview was shot in his study in Helsinki in late 2019. Screening is available only in Finland between March 10th–14th.

  • Online 10.–21.3.

  • karttaikoni FesthomeTV

  • valuuttaikoni 5

Lapsia istumassa luokassa / Children sitting in a classroom

National Competition 7: The School of Hope

School of Hope follows the nomadic Oulad Boukais Tribe, whose children walk miles to a tiny schoolhouse, built by their parents, in the hope that education can prepare the next generation for new ways of life when nomadic lifestyle is becoming impossible.

  • Online 10.–21.3.

  • kalenteri-ikoni Wed 10.3.

  • karttaikoni FesthomeTV

  • valuuttaikoni 5

Nainen ja mies autossa / Woman and a man in a car

National Competition 8: Shorts

Screenings 8–11 of National Competition are dedicated to short films selected into the competition.

  • Online 10.–21.3.

  • karttaikoni FesthomeTV

  • valuuttaikoni 5

Sammakko / A frog

National Competition 9: Shorts

Screenings 8–11 of National Competition are dedicated to short films selected into the competition.

  • Online 10.–21.3.

  • karttaikoni FesthomeTV

  • valuuttaikoni 5

Mustia kuvioita valkoisella pohjalla / Black shapes on white base

National Competition 10: Shorts

Screenings 8–11 of National Competition are dedicated to short films selected into the competition.

  • Online 10.–21.3.

  • karttaikoni FesthomeTV

  • valuuttaikoni 5

Ilmakuva tiestä / aerial photograph of roads

National Competition 11: Shorts

Screenings 8–11 of National Competition are dedicated to short films selected into the competition.

  • Online 10.–21.3.

  • karttaikoni FesthomeTV

  • valuuttaikoni 5

Poika istuu pimeässä / A boy sits in the dark

International Competition 1: Parenting

A total of 6 330 films were submitted to the International Competition, which is an all-time record. International Competition screenings present all selected short films.

  • Online 10.–21.3.

  • karttaikoni FesthomeTV

  • valuuttaikoni 5

Palloja / Balls

International Competition 2: Environment

A total of 6 330 films were submitted to the International Competition, which is an all-time record. International Competition screenings present all selected short films.

  • Online 10.–21.3.

  • karttaikoni FesthomeTV

  • valuuttaikoni 5

Kaaos kaupungissa / A chaos in city

International Competition 3: R.I:P Capitalism

A total of 6 330 films were submitted to the International Competition, which is an all-time record. International Competition screenings present all selected short films.

  • Online 10.–21.3.

  • karttaikoni FesthomeTV

  • valuuttaikoni 5

Mies ja tyttö / A man and a girl

International Competition 4: Humanity

A total of 6 330 films were submitted to the International Competition, which is an all-time record. International Competition screenings present all selected short films.

  • Online 10.–21.3.

  • karttaikoni FesthomeTV

  • valuuttaikoni 5

Mies ja kaksi poikaa huutaa / A man and two boys screaming

International Competition 6: Avenues Of Revenue

A total of 6 330 films were submitted to the International Competition, which is an all-time record. International Competition screenings present all selected short films.

  • Online 10.–21.3.

  • karttaikoni FesthomeTV

  • valuuttaikoni 5

Abstrakti patsas / An abstract statue

International Competition 7: Memories

A total of 6 330 films were submitted to the International Competition, which is an all-time record. International Competition screenings present all selected short films.

  • Online 10.–21.3.

  • karttaikoni FesthomeTV

  • valuuttaikoni 5

Nainen polttaa / A woman smoking

International Competition 8: Do The Right Thing!

A total of 6 330 films were submitted to the International Competition, which is an all-time record. International Competition screenings present all selected short films.

  • Online 10.–21.3.

  • karttaikoni FesthomeTV

  • valuuttaikoni 5

Kaksi miestä ja nainen / Two men and a woman

International Competition 9: Traditions

A total of 6 330 films were submitted to the International Competition, which is an all-time record. International Competition screenings present all selected short films.

  • Online 10.–21.3.

  • karttaikoni FesthomeTV

  • valuuttaikoni 5

Nainen ja mies makaa sängyssä / A woman and a man lying in a bed

International Competition 10: Flow And Turbulence

A total of 6 330 films were submitted to the International Competition, which is an all-time record. International Competition screenings present all selected short films.

  • Online 10.–21.3.

  • karttaikoni FesthomeTV

  • valuuttaikoni 5

Mies pitelee sateenvarjoa /Man holding an umbrellla

Generation XYZ 1

Generation XYZ is Tampere Film Festival’s brand new competition for short genre films. Generation XYZ screenings present all the thriller, horror, sci-fi, action and fantasy films selected into the competition.

  • Online 10.–21.3.

  • karttaikoni FesthomeTV

Mies seisoo pimeässä metsässä / Man standing in a dark forest

Generation XYZ 2

Generation XYZ is Tampere Film Festival’s brand new competition for short genre films. Generation XYZ screenings present all the thriller, horror, sci-fi, action and fantasy films selected into the competition.

  • Online 10.–21.3.

  • karttaikoni FesthomeTV

  • valuuttaikoni 5

Poika katsoo kameraan käsien takaa / Boy looks at the camera behind his fingers

Generation XYZ 3

Generation XYZ is Tampere Film Festival’s brand new competition for short genre films. Generation XYZ screenings present all the thriller, horror, sci-fi, action and fantasy films selected into the competition.

  • Online 10.–21.3.

  • karttaikoni FesthomeTV

  • valuuttaikoni 5

Award Ceremony

Online: Facebook Live @tamperefilmfestival. Recording available until 21 March

  • Online 10.–21.3.

  • kalenteri-ikoni Sun 14.3.

  • kelloikoni 12.00 – 14.00

  • karttaikoni Youtube / Facebook Live

Ihmisiä erivärisissä haalareissa / People in different coloured onsies

AV-arkki 1: Huber & Saarikko

Anticolonialist, antiracist and communal practices are present in this retrospective screening, which is a cross-section of the different projects by the artist couple Sasha Huber and Petri Saarikko.

  • Online 10.–21.3.

  • karttaikoni FesthomeTV

  • valuuttaikoni 5

Animoitu astronautti / Animated astronaut

Tomek Popakul

Tomek Popakul is a Polish animator, director and screenwriter. His recognizably hypnotic style and strong, thought-provoking stories create a unique world into which the viewer is easily absorbed.

  • Online 10.–21.3.

  • karttaikoni FesthomeTV

  • valuuttaikoni 5