Programme

Films in alphabetical order  |  Films in screening order  |  Timetable

 FilmScreening locationScreening time
Mark Christopher Covino, Jeff Howlett:
A Band Called Death (USA 2013)

An excellent documentary on punkrock pioneers.

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Tapio 3
Tapio 3
Wed 13th Nov at 5:00pm
Fri 15th Nov at 10:30pm
Susanna Helke:
American Vagabond (Finland 2013)

A beautiful and melancholic documentary about the homeless homosexual youth of San Francisco.

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Tapio 3
Thu 14th Nov at 9:00pm
Jon Brewer:
B.B.King: The Life of Riley (USA 2012)

A thorough film about the biggest man of blues

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Tapio 4
Fri 15th Nov at 5:30pm
Drew DeNicola, Olivia Mori:
Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me (USA 2012)

Documentary about the godfathers of powerpop screened in Finland for the first time

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Tapio 4
Fri 15th Nov at 8:00pm
Susanne Kumi Tabata:
Bloodied But Unbowed (USA 2011)

"From the moment started playing I was aware that Vancouver had the best punk rock scene." -Duff McKagan

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Kerubi
Sat 16th Nov at 6:00pm
Jouni Hokkanen:
Body of God (Finland 2013)

The first documentary film about body modification, piercings and the art of pain.

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Tapio 4
Sat 16th Nov at 9:00pm
John Anderson:
Born In Chicago (USA 2013)

”When Blues had a child, it was called Rock and Roll”

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Kerubi
Sun 17th Nov at 2:30pm
Anders Østergaard:
Burma VJ: Reporting from a Closed Country (Denmark 2008)

A touching and inspiring film about the uprising in Burma. This heroic story has won over hearts and claimed the major award in the world’s largest documentary film festival, IDFA.

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Tapio 3
Fri 15th Nov at 3:30pm
Mark Wiese:
Camp 14 - Total Control Zone (Germany 2012)

A film about total oppression and the loss of humanity. Shin Dong-Huyk, a man born on a North Korean prison camp, tells his devastating story.

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Tapio 3
Thu 14th Nov at 7:00pm
Mikko Keinonen:
DDT concert: Kuolema on väärässä (Finland 2013)

A world premiere of the concert recording of DDT, the most significant band in Russia.

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Kerubi
Sun 17th Nov at 3:45pm
Jim Jarmusch:
Dead Man (USA 1995)

Rokumentti's Sunday classic will be the cult film Dead Man, directed by Jim Jarmusch and starred by Johnny Depp

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Tapio 2
Sun 17th Nov at 2:15pm
Shaun Pettigrew:
The Death and Resurrection Show (UK 2013)

In a Finnish premiere, a documentary about the all-time cult band, Killing Joke

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Tapio 3
Fri 15th Nov at 7:45pm
Jeremy Xido:
Death Metal Angola (USA, Angola 2012)

”The hardest hardcore is Angolan hardcore.”

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Tapio 4
Fri 15th Nov at 3:30pm
Elena Tikhonova & Dominik Spritzendorfer:
Elektro Moskva (Austria, Russian 2013)

Cosmic sounds from the Soviet Union!

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Tapio 4
Sat 16th Nov at 2:45pm
Beth B:
Exposed (USA 2013)

A beautiful and lewd film about the underworld of burlesque.

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Tapio 4
Fri 15th Nov at 10:15pm
Matt Riggle, Deedle LaCour:
Filmage: The Story of Descendents/All (USA 2013)

A Journey back in time to the roots of skate punk.

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Kerubi
Sat 16th Nov at 2:00pm
Deidree Schoo, Michael Beach Nichols:
Flex Is Kings (USA 2013)

In Brooklyn, every dance is a battle.

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Tapio 3
Sun 17th Nov at 1:15pm
Ross Ashcroft:
Four Horsemen (UK 2012)

How the machinery of market economy will grind us into poverty.

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Tapio 4
Wed 13th Nov at 5:00pm
Josh Fox:
Gasland (USA 2010)

An impressing and an entertaining Academy Award nominated film about drilling natural gas, bald farm animals, and exploding wells.

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Tapio 3
Sat 16th Nov at 4:45pm
Lisa Barros D'Sa, Glenn Leyburn:
Good Vibrations (UK, Ireland 2012)

A warm-hearted drama about Belfast’s godfather of punk.

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Tapio 3
Sat 16th Nov at 1:00pm
Jeanie Finlay:
The Great Hip Hop Hoax (UK 2013)

A hysterical documentary about an unbelievable hip hop-hoax.

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Tapio 3
Sun 17th Nov at 5:15pm
Jaakko Talaskivi:
Herra Huu - Jestapa jepulis, penikat sipuliks (Finland 1973)

The first screening for children in the history of Rokumentti!

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Tapio 2
Sat 16th Nov at 12:00pm
Eugene Jarecki:
The House I Live In (USA 2012)

Which sin is greater: using drugs or the drug war that destroys millions of families? A documentary by Eugene Jarecki sheds light on one of the biggest battles in the world - the War on Drugs.

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Tapio 3
Wed 13th Nov at 7:15pm
Thomas Vinterberg:
The Hunt (Denmark 2012)

The only drama in the Rokumentti theme programme looks at paedophilia from a slightly different angle.

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TApio 4
Sun 17th Nov at 5:00pm
Jeffrey Schwarz:
I Am Divine (USA 2013)

Obese, gay, transvestite, Hollywood star, disco queen and the most beautiful woman in the world.

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Tapio 4
Sat 16th Nov at 10:30pm
Chris Hegedus, D.A. Pennebaker:
Jimi Plays Monterey (USA 1986)

Rokumentti’s Sunday classic is a real treat.

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Tapio 2
Sun 17th Nov at 1:00pm
Pekka Lehto:
Kalervo Palsa ja kuriton käsi (Finland 2013)

Finally! This manic biopic by Pekka Lehto was filmed back in 2005, but only now it is available for audiences.

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Tapio 3
Sat 16th Nov at 6:30pm
Jari Halonen:
Kalevala - Uusi aika (Finland 2013)

Jari Halonen’s interpretation of Kalevala screened publicly for the first time!

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Tapio1
Wed 13th Nov at 7:00pm
Tommi Sirviö:
Kaukolasipartio: Neiti kaunispäivää etsimässä (Finland 2013)

See Kaukolasipartio play live in the movie theathre!

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Tapio 3
Sat 16th Nov at 8:15pm
Andreas Johnsen:
Kidd Life (Denmark 2012)

Is there herpes outside the crotch area? – Sex, drugs & Danish hip hop!

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Tapio 4
Wed 13th Nov at 7:15pm
Mika Ronkainen:
Laulu koti-ikävästä (Finnish Blood Swedish Heart) (Finland 2012)

The Finnish music film of the year!

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Tapio 4
Sun 17th Nov at 3:00pm
Viviane Blumenschein:
Midsummer Night's Tango (Germany, Finland, Argentina 2013)

A gentle documentary film about Finnish tango.

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Tapio 4
Sat 16th Nov at 1:00pm
Tom Berninger:
Mistaken for Strangers (USA 2013)

The surprise festival hit about The National’s roadie.
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Tapio 3
Sat 16th Nov at 5:00pm
Markus Imhoof:
More Than Honey (Austria, Germany, Switzerland 2012)

An astoundingly beautiful film from the world of the bees. When the bees disappear, what will happen to us?

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Tapio 3
Sat 16th Nov at 3:00pm
Andreas Johnsen:
Murder (Denmark 2009)

A horrifying film from Nicaragua, where all abortions are prohibited by law. The film takes the viewer from the President’s office to the illegal abortion clinics, without forgetting the role of the Catholic church.

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Tapio 4
Sat 16th Nov at 4:30pm
Steven Soderbergh:
My Life With Liberace (Behind the Candelabra) (USA 2013)

A tender story about the most extravagant superstar in history.

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Tapio 2
Sat 16th Nov at 1:30pm
Inge Wegge, Jørn Nyseth Ranum:
North of the Sun (Norway 2012)

Exotic surfing outside the rat race.

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Tapio 4
Sat 16th Nov at 5:45pm
Tommi Rautio:
Oothan vielä (Finland 2013)

Documentary film about culture restaurant Jokela.

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tapio 4
Kerubi
Thu 14th Nov at 5:00pm
Sun 17th Nov at 12:00pm
Kevin Jones, Deon Maas:
Punk In Africa (South Africa, Czech Rebublic 2012)

Anarchy in Africa! A documentary about the punk rock scene in southern Africa, where three chords, ripped clothes and a mohawk truly meant rebellion.

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Tapio 4
Thu 14th Nov at 7:15pm
Lauren Greenfield:
The Queen of Versailles (USA 2012)

A hilarious and tragicomic film about excess wealth. The Siegel couple is building the world’s largest house for their home. Meet the family that is like The Osbournes coated with gold dust!

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Tapio 4
Sun 17th Nov at 1:00pm
Laurie House, Colin Powell:
Skatopia: 88 Acres of Anarchy (USA 2010)

Crude paradise for skaters.

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Kerubi
Sat 16th Nov at 4:00pm
Dave Grohl:
Sound City (USA 2013)

Dave Grohl's bold and awesome-sounding film about the legendary studio.

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Tapio 3
Sun 17th Nov at 3:15pm
Shane Meadows:
The Stone Roses: Made of Stone (UK 2013)

An exuberant, passionate documentary about the greatness of British rock.

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Tapio 3
Sat 16th Nov at 10:00pm
Hans Fjellestad:
Sunset Strip (USA 2012)

A film about the most famous street in the rock world

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Tapio 4
Sat 16th Nov at 7:00pm
Hiski Hämäläinen:
Suomibreikkiä 1983-2013 (Finland 2013)

Fresh documentary about Finnish breakdance

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Tapio 3
Fri 15th Nov at 5:15pm
Lukas Moodysson:
We Are Best! (Sweden 2013)

The Finnish premier of virtuoso director Lukas Moodysson's latest film!

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Tapio 2
Sun 17th Nov at 7:00pm