News Archive

  • 01/03/2013 - 23:21

    DocPoint's programme is out! You can browse the more than a hundred films that are screened at the festival in the website's films section.

  • 12/11/2012 - 19:33

    DocPoint opens with Virpi Suutari's new film Hilton!. The film is set in a rental apartement building at Eastern Helsinki. The young residents are about to be excluded from the society. In Hilton!, the young people get to talk about their situations using their own words.

     

    The opening film was announced in a press conference, where also the films that were selected for New Finnish Documentary Films selection and New Visions – Finnish Student Films selection were announced.

  • 12/01/2012 - 16:50

    Serial tickets and VOXPoint - Cinephonic Concert tickets are available at the DocPoint online ticket service from 3rd of December onwards. You can buy serial tickets for 5, 8 or 10 tickets.

    You can print the serial ticket yourself or have the ticket sent to you via postal services. With the latter, the ticket is sent in a gift envelope to your chosen address. There will be additional 3,5 euro fee included to the price with the mailing option.

    The festival catalogue, which is included in the serial ticket price, can be collected from Bio Rex from 11th of January onwards, or during the festival from any festival theatre.

     

     

  • 12/01/2012 - 16:43

    Friday, 25th of January 2013, beatboxer Felix Zenger takes the stage at VOXPoint - Cinephonic Concert. Zenger creates, with his own, unique style, the soundtrack for the silent film Turksib.

    Felix Zenger is a Finnish beatboxer, who has also toured the world. He creates his own unique sound world using only his mouth and the microphone.

    Turksib is a Soviet cinema classic and it depicts the building of a railroad from Turkestan to Siberia. Concert is arranged in co-operation with the National Audiovisual Archive.

  • 11/07/2012 - 20:47

    Film editor Tuula Mehtonen will be awarded with DocPoint’s Apollo Award. The award is handed to a person who has significantly contributed to the Finnish documentary film. Tuula Mehtonen is the first film editor to have been awarded with the prize.