Twisted Films for Late Nights

Midnight Mov(i)es Programme includes three screenings of twisted films that are perfect late night experiences. The films tell stories of animalistic, wild, cranky and failed escapades of different species, with… Read more »

Power of True Stories

Reality is more amazing than fiction. Tampere Film Festival is a world famous short film festival, but in addition to short films, feature-lenght documentaries have also became the essence of… Read more »

Distinct Voices from Australia

In 1993 Australia created an Indigenous Branch in Australian Film Commission, now Screen Australia. The Branch created opportunities for Indigenous practitioners to be involved in Drama Initiatives that workshopped, trained… Read more »

The Mirror of the Nation’s Struggle for Freedom and Independence

The Kurdistan Programme gives a voice to Kurdish directors. The two screenings include fiction, animations and documentaries from the entire Kurdistan region: from Turkey, Iraq, Syria and Iran.  The state… Read more »

Visit our photo gallery to enjoy the 2019 Festival once more

Can you spot yourself in our photo gallery? Rerun the Festival through brilliant photos taken by our superb volunteer photographer group and their coordinator. Have you followed our YouTube channel… Read more »

Metropolia students’ blog: at the Festival

As Metropolia students from Helsinki we visited the film festival on Saturday 9 March and Sunday 10 March. We got some free tickets to see the screening. It was a… Read more »

Volunteers’ Blog: Towards a new viewpoint!

Three days behind and a lot has been seen and done. Still there is a whole weekend ahead for experiencing Tampere Film Festival! This is my first year as a… Read more »

Volunteers’ blog: First day of the Tampere Film Festival

The Festival isn’t possible without over 100 wonderful volunteers who come to work for the Festival every year. They are indispensable! Two of those precious staff members will blog about… Read more »

Students of Metropolia University of Applied Sciences Will Visit the Festival : Focusing on Audiences

Few students of Metropolia University of Applied Sciences will visit the Tampere Film Festival. They will now tell us more on their school project and their expectations for the festival… Read more »