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How did it all go? Tell us, what went well and what we could do better during the next DocPoint festival. We appreciate your opinion and do our best to improve your festival experience. Five of the people answering this survey will win a serial ticket (10 tickets) to the next DocPoint festival. Continue to […]

DocPoint Audience Award Goes to My Secret Forest »

The audience had an opportunity to vote for their favourite film in the New Finnish Premieres programme series. This year the audience’s favourite Finnish film was My Secret Forest (Salainen metsäni) by Niina Brandt. The film tells about the 20-year-old Lauri, who is a philosophical young man, dreaming of love. He is also autistic, and only […]

Film Critic Neil Young’s Choices from New Finnish Documentaries »

The film critic Neil Young has picked his favourites from the new Finnish documentary films shown on our festival. His choices are Purity and Danger (dir. Elina Talvensaari) and Once I Was a Dragonfly (dir. Elli Toivoniemi). Here are Neil Young’s comments on the films: “Of all the myriad techniques available to today’s documentary film-makers, performance is among […]

Volunteers needed for 2017 festival! »

  DocPoint is looking for volunteers for DocPoint – Helsinki Documentary Film Festival. The festival will be held from 23th until 29th January 2017, and we will need extra hands before, during and after the festival. Working as a volunteer is great fun, and also a great opportunity to get a good look at how […]

Submission for the 16th DocPoint – Helsinki Documentary Film Festival 2017 is now open! »

DocPoint – Helsinki Documentary Film Festival is organised by DocPoint-elokuvatapahtumat ry. The 16th edition of DocPoint will be held on January 23th – January 29th 2017 in Helsinki. The festival is non-competetive. Submission to the festival is open from May 2016 until October 1st 2016. You are able to submit your film via Reelport service: https://beta.reelport.com/ […]

Iris Olsson selected for DocPoint artistic director »

Iris Olsson has been selected as the new artistic director for DocPoint – Helsinki Documentary Film Festival. Following Ulla Simonen, she will begin her work on April 1st 2016. Olsson (b. 1981) has been active in Finnish film industry in various roles within both fictive and documentary fields. Her best-known works include the documentary film […]

Film critic Lauren Wissot’s picks from DocPoint programme »

Critic’s Choices are picked by Lauren Wissot, who is a film critic, a journalist forFilmmaker Magazine and a head of programme of the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival. She selected her three favourites from the films in New Finnish Documentary Films category. The selected films were announced at Praise ‘n’ Party on Sat 30th January. Spandex Sapiens […]

Watch DocPoint film Misfits online from Thursday till Sunday! »

Did you miss the screening of Jannik Splidsboel‘s Misfits? Don’t worry, you can stream the film online in EyeFlick . The streaming costs 2 US dollars. You can watch the film here. The link is open till Sunday 31.1, at 11.30 PM. MISFITS The city of Tulsa in the state of Oklahoma has 400,000 citizens, 2,000 churches and 1 […]