Movies in Finnish

Tuesday

January 25

Tuesday January 25 8:15 PM · Small screening hall

8:15 PMSmall screening hallSCANDI

Heavy Trip

In this offbeat comedy from Finland, Turo is stuck in a small village where the best thing in his life is being the lead vocalist for the amateur metal band Impaled Rektum. The only problem? He and his band mates have practiced for 12 years without playing a single gig. The guys get a surprise visitor from Norway-the promoter for a huge heavy metal music festival-and decide it's now or never. They steal a van, a corpse, and even a new drummer in order to make their dreams a reality.

Thursday

January 20

Thursday January 20 6:00 PM · Main screening hall

6:00 PMMain screening hallSCANDI

Tove

Helsinki, 1945. The end of the war brings a new sense of artistic and social freedom for painter Tove Jansson. Modern art, dizzying parties and an open relationship with a married politician: Her unconventional life puts her at odds with her sculptor father's strict ideals. Tove's desire for liberty is put to the test when she meets theatre director Vivica Bandler. Her love for Vivica is electric and all-consuming but Tove begins to realise that the love she truly yearns... more...