DocPoint tour goes to Latin America

Miesten vuoro - Steam of LifeDocPoint’s world tour expands next to Latin America. The Helsinki Documentary Film Festival’s world tour’s starting point was in New York last summer, and in this autumn and winter it’s heading towards Chile, Argentina, Uruguay and Mexico. The DocPoint world tour will present several successful Finnish documentaries from DocPoint’s previous years. The tour shows are planned to take place also in Brazil and Portugal.

DocPoint documentary tour’s goal is to make diverse Finnish quality films more appreciated around the world.  The tour is planned to continue until the autumn 2012.

Co-operation partners of the tour are Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Finland, Asociación Cultural Delluc (Lima), Cinematecan (Uruguay), Cinetecan (Chile) Documenta Madrid, DOCS DF (Mexico), Asociación Prodocumentales Cine y TV (Spain), Institute Iberoamericano de Finlandia, Finnish Embassies in Madrid, Santiago, Lima and Buenos Aires, Finnish Honorary Consulate in Uruguay, Finnish Film Foundation, and Ministry of Education and Culture in Finland.

Films in Spanish language series:

Forever Yours (Eternamente tuyo), dir. Mia Halme, 2011 
Between Dreams, dir. Iris Olsson, 2010
Steam of Life (Vapor de vida), dir. Joonas Berghäll, Mika Hotakainen, 2010 
Shadow of the Holy Book(La sombra de libro sagrado), dir. Arto Halonen, 2008 
No man is an Island (Nadie es una isla), dir. Sonja Lindén, 2006
Travelling (El Viaje), dir. Markku Lehmuskallio ja Anastasia Lapsui, 2007
Y in Vyborg (Momentos perdurables), dir. Pia Andell, 2005

Films in Portuguese language series:

How to Pick Berries, dir. Elina Talvensaari, 2011
Ever After, dir Mia Halme, 2011 
Steam of Life, dir. Joonas Berghäll, Mika Hotakainen, 2010 
The Little, dir. Miia Tervo, 2009
War Children, dir. Erja Dammert, 2003

Director Arto Halonen has been selecting films to series.