Programme

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 FilmScreening locationScreening time
Giles Borg
1234 (UK 2008)

A symphatetic film about symphatetic pop musicians.

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Tapio 4
Thu 12th Nov at 4:45pm
Jane Campion, Mira Nair, Gael Garcia Bernal, Jan Kounen, Gaspar Noe, Abderrahmane Sissako, Gus Van Sant, Wim Wenders
8 (France 2008)

Eight themes. Eight directors. Aim: to halve poverty in the world.

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Tapio 3
Thu 12th Nov at 12:00pm
Jens Hoffman
9 to 5: Days in Porn (Germany 2008)

€Where does a girl who hasn€t gone to college or even finished high school make more money than a doctor? Porn!€
(Mark Spiegler, Agent)

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Tapio 3
Tapio 3
Fri 13th Nov at 9:45pm
Sat 14th Nov at 6:00pm
Tricia Todd & Eric Matthies
Agile, Mobile, Hostile: a Year with Andre Williams (USA 2008)

In the black rhythm music, there are plenty of over-confident, manly men and bad-mouthed guys. However, there is only one Andre Williams.

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Tapio 4
Sat 14th Nov at 4:30pm
Göran Hugo Olsson
Am I Black Enough for You (Sweden 2009)

The lost hero of Black Power

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Tapio 3
Thu 12th Nov at 7:50pm
Jon Hart & Matthew Kaufman
American Swing (USA 2008)

Are you tired of your spouse's face, have you run out of steam in the sack? Welcome to Plato's Retreat to marvel at nudity and to participate in couple swinging and group sex. Check your embarrasment at the door...

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Tapio 3
Tapio 4
Fri 13th Nov at 4:00pm
Sun 15th Nov at 4:00pm
Hannes Stöhr
Berlin Calling (Germany 2008)

The film traces the life of a fictional musician in the Berlin of today, and deals with art and insanity, intoxication and ecstasy, hope and future, friendship and family, music and the lust for life, and, of course, love.

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Tapio 1
Tapio 3
Wed 11th Nov at 7:30pm
Sat 14th Nov at 1:00pm
Steven Okazaki
Black Tar Heroin: The Dark End of the Street (USA 2000)

An extraordinary look at two years in the lives of five young heroin addicts, Black Tar Heroin offers a rare and intimate portrait of how heroin devastates young lives.

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Tapio 4
Monttu
Fri 13th Nov at 8:00pm
Sat 14th Nov at 7:30pm
Mikko Keinonen
Elävänä: Eero Raittinen & Jarkka Rissanen (Finland 2009)

One artist, one camera, one picture

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Tapio 4
Sun 15th Nov at 5:45pm
Mikko Keinonen
Elävänä: Louna (Suomi 2009)

One artist, one camera, one picture

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Tapio 4
Thu 12th Nov at 3:30pm
Mikko Keinonen
Elävänä: Pirjo Bergström (Finland 2009)

One artist, one camera, one picture.

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Tapio 4
Sun 15th Nov at 7:00pm
Mikko Keinonen
Elävänä: Risto (Finland 2009)

One artist, one camera, one picture.

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Tapio 4
Wed 11th Nov at 6:30pm
Madonna
Filth and Wisdom (UK 2006)

Madonna's debut as a film director.

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Tapio 3
Sun 15th Nov at 5:20pm
David Howard
Flick (UK 2008)

They say that rock´n´roll is dead. But Johnny´s back €“ alive and killing...

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Tapio 3
Thu 12th Nov at 9:30pm
Margarita Jimeno
Gogol Bordello: Non-stop (USA 2008)

Hysterical documentary about gypsy punk band Gogol Bordello.

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Tapio 4
Tapio 4
Wed 11th Nov at 7:45pm
Sat 14th Nov at 1:00pm
Alex Gibney
Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson (USA 2008)

€Gonzo€ is the definitive film biography of a mythic American figure, whose suicide, by gunshot, led Rolling Stone Magazine to devote an entire issue to the man that launched a thousand sips of bourbon, endless snorts of cocaine and a brash, irreverent, fearless style of journalism - named €gonzo€.

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Tapio 4
Tapio 3
Fri 13th Nov at 2:00pm
Sat 14th Nov at 8:00pm
Milos Forman
Hair (USA, West Germany 1979)

Brimming with the energy, passion and music that rocked a nation, Hair is an entertaining and powerful tribute to the turbulent spirit of the '60s.

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Tapio 4
Sun 15th Nov at 1:30pm
Suroosh Alvi & Eddy Moretti
Heavy Metal in Baghdad (USA 2007)

Stunning film about Iraq, politics and the freedom to play heavy metal

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Tapio 3
Tapio 4
Thu 12th Nov at 2:00pm
Fri 13th Nov at 9:30pm
David Guggenheim
It Might Get Loud (USA 2008)

A stylish portrait of three rock legends

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Tapio 3
Tapio 1
Fri 13th Nov at 2:00pm
Sun 15th Nov at 7:00pm
Puja Khoschsorur
K11 €“ Confessions of a Sex Tourist (Austria 2009)

A rare insight into a hidden mass of western men, realizing their perverted dreams, without any fear of prosecution.

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Tapio 4
Tapio 4
Fri 13th Nov at 6:00pm
Sat 14th Nov at 9:30pm
Ossi Yrjölä
Koti, Kellari & Kuppila (Finland 2009)

Short documentary about Finnish singer and rocker Matthau Mikojan.

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Monttu
Thu 12th Nov at 6:00pm

Free entry!

Pauli Hokkanen
Lemmenpyssyt - Alhonkaturock (Finland 2009)

Tour documentary about Finnish band Lemmenpyssyt.

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Monttu
Sat 14th Nov at 1:00pm

Free entry!

Jenni Linko
Let It Flow (Finland 2009)

Film about Finnish breakdance.

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Tapio 4
Fri 13th Nov at 6:45pm
Arto Halonen
Magneettimies (Finland 2009)

A warm documentary about Finnish singer-songwriter Pekka Streng.

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Tapio 3
Fri 13th Nov at 6:00pm
Pekka & Teija Isorättyä
Making Out Chicharrona
Animated documentary about Chicharrona, marionette made from pig's skin.

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Monttu
Fri 13th Nov at 3:30pm

Free entry!

Andreas Johnsen & Rasmus Poulsen
Man Ooman (Denmark 2008)

A film about Jamaican butt-shaking

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Tapio 4
Sat 14th Nov at 6:15pm
Munkeloidut - Music videos
Collection of music videos from local bans and directors.

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Monttu
Sat 14th Nov at 4:00pm

Free entry!

Negin Farsad
Nerdcore Rising (USA 2008)

Forget about long-haired rockers and cute pop musicians, the future is in the nerds!

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Monttu
Fri 13th Nov at 4:30pm
Markku Saarela
Olipa kerran kiertue (Finland 2008)

Short tour-documentary about Finnish folk-punk pair Jaakko & Jay.

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Monttu
Sat 14th Nov at 12:30pm

Free entry!

Markku Heikkinen
Poikien bisnes / All Boys (Finland 2009)

All Boys shows men in Europe´s boy porn business struggling with commerciality and the passing beauty of youth, poverty and the loneliness of gay consumers.

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Tapio 3
Fri 13th Nov at 9:45pm
Robert Patton-Spruill
Public Enemy: Welcome to the Terrordome (USA 2007)

Chronicle about legendary hip hop group Public Enemy.

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Tapio 4
Sat 14th Nov at 7:30pm
Jaakko Kilpiäinen
Riemuruhtinaat (Finland 2009)

Documentary about Finnish daredevils.

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Tapio 3
Sat 14th Nov at 4:30pm
Brett Gaylor
RiP! a Remix Manifesto (Canada 2009)

The copyright war is here - whose side do you take?

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Monttu
Sat 14th Nov at 6:00pm
Teppo Airaksinen, Oskari Sipola, Antti Heikki Pesonen, Jan Ijäs
Short but enjoyable: Finnish short films about making out and everything else
Best of Finnish short films

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Tapio 4
Fri 13th Nov at 4:15pm
Katie Turinski
Sissyboy (USA 2008)

Sissyboy is a big, loud mess of glitter, booze and cynical drag queens. At least on the surface. But it's also the story of 12 talented artists with razor-sharp wits and a fetish for holding a mirror up to the world around them and exposing society's most ridiculous flaws.

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Monttu
Thu 12th Nov at 8:00pm
Arto Tuohimaa
Sketches of North (Finland 2009)

A film about Jazz and Helsinki

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Tapio 3
Sun 15th Nov at 3:00pm
Jackie Salloum
Slingshot Hip Hop (USA 2008)

Documentary about Hip Hop at extreme conditions.

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Tapio 4
Tapio 4
Wed 11th Nov at 4:45pm
Thu 12th Nov at 8:00pm
Antti Hyyrynen
Stam1nan kadonneet 13 vuotta (Finland 2009)

Self-documentary from Finnish metal masters Stam1na.

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Monttu
Sat 14th Nov at 2:00pm

Free entry!

Arto Halonen
Strengin Puutarhassa (Finland 2009)

Concert film with Pekka Streng's music.

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Tapio 3
Sun 15th Nov at 4:00pm
Dan Ollman
Suffering and Smiling (USA 2006)

Documentary about problems of Nigeria and music of Fela & Femi Kuti.

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Tapio 4
Tapio 3
Thu 12th Nov at 2:00pm
Sat 14th Nov at 3:00pm
Ang Lee
Taking Woodstock (USA 2009)

Warm comedy about the biggest festival of all.

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Tapio 2
Sun 15th Nov at 4:00pm
Bill Weber & David Weissman
The Cockettes (USA 2002)

"They were the first hip drag gueens; insane hippie drag queens on and off the stage"
- John Waters

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Tapio 3
Monttu
Thu 12th Nov at 4:00pm
Fri 13th Nov at 6:30pm
Julian Temple
The Eternity Man (Australia 2008)

A single word. A universal story of hope and redemption.

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Tapio 4
Thu 12th Nov at 6:30pm
Pekka & Teija Isorättyä
Trans-American Gipsy Punk
Documentary about Polka Madre, Mexican Gipsy Punk band. Animated with stop motion technique.

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Monttu
Fri 13th Nov at 3:00pm

Free entry!

Aaron Aites & Audrey Ewell
Until the Light Takes Us (USA 2008)

Documentary about the rise of the black metal scene in Norway.

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Tapio 3
Tapio 4
Thu 12th Nov at 6:00pm
Sat 14th Nov at 2:45pm
Paul Taylor
We Are Together (UK, South Africa 2008)

Unofrogettable children, blue sky, soulful music and AIDS.

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Tapio 4
Fri 13th Nov at 12:00pm
Maiju Asikainen
Yritä Ees! (Finland 2009)

Subjective documentary about a rock€n€roll love affair.

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Monttu
Thu 12th Nov at 7:00pm

Free entry!