Director Laurits Flensted-Jensen is presenting his debut feature film, Neon Heart, to audiences at HIFF Love and Anarchy. We talked about the themes running through his film as well as the filming process itself.
While displaying images of women’s heavily bruised bottoms might at first sound like cause for anxiety, the erotic exhibitionism of these works comes directly from the heart of the racy all-girl subculture, Roller Derby.
As the drama unfolded at the New Music Competition (Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu) on Saturday night, there was a growing sentiment that something special was afoot at the YLE studios in Helsinki's Pasila's district.
Chinese New Year was celebrated at the Lasipalatsi Square in Kamppi starting from 16:00 on Wednesday afternoon. Hundreds of people gathered at the square to enjoy the performances, the food and the New Year countdown at 18:00 when the year turned from the year of Horse to the year of the Goat/Sheep.