• DocPoint Helsinki Documentary Film Festival launches two new competitions
    To celebrate its 20th edition, Finland’s premiere documentary film festival DocPoint is proud to announce the launching of two annual competitions at the 2021 festival early next year. The DocPoint Yle Award for Best International Documentary Film and DocPoint Yle Award for Best Finnish Documentary Film, each worth 5000 Euros, are funded by the national broadcaster Yle. Twelve feature length films included in DocPoint’s international selection will be nominated for the DocPoint Yle Award for […]
  • How to Look at Women DiscussionHow to Look at Women – see the discussion
    Benedetta Barzini, Anu Koivula, Inka Achté and Anu Silfverberg discuss about “How to look at women” at DocPoint Helsinki Documentary Film Festival Saturday 1 February, 2020. You can view the video here. […]
  • Pic: Eddie IlesDocPoint breaks its record with the highest number of attendees of all time
    DocPoint – Helsinki Documentary Film Festival, organised for the 19th time last week, set a new record: in seven days around 32 000 people attended the festival. The event ended on Sunday and its most watched film was KELET, directed by Susani Mahadura, which also won the Audience Award sponsored by Angel Films. The critic Nick Holdsworth handed the Critic’s Choice Award to the festival’s opening film LADY TIME. The Cave Around 230 screenings took place during the festival week with a total of […]
  • AetherDocPicks: Tips for Sunday
    DocPicks V Gems from all around the world for the last day of the festival The meditative film AETHER is a beautiful homage to the disappearing Kurdish region of South-East Turkey and its unique nature. The documentary is a collection of moments and images recorded by four cinematographers, that capture the cycle of life and the permanence of elements confronted to changes. The relationship between Edvin and Naomi, a young couple in their twenties documenting their own life, reminds of the last […]
  • Colombia-in-my-ArmsDocPicks for Friday and Saturday
    DocPicks V Premieres, Masterclass, discussions and party! Friday and Saturday are full of fascinating films and charismatic filmmakers. This Friday at the festival will be full of screenings, guest visits, and various events! Eva Mulvad will present her working methods to the audience in an open Masterclass in Kino Regina (1pm-4pm). After her lecture, her touching new film LOVE CHILD will be screened. The Finnish movie COLOMBIA IN MY ARMS is a brave overview of the explosive situation in […]