Helsinginkatu 11, Helsinki In the countdown to this year’s festival, Cinemaissí welcomes you to free, short film screenings at Panema bar in Kallio!
We dug into the Cinemaissí archives to offer you a warm-up to the powerful 2019 festival line-up.
Join us for films and chill with other Latin American-culture-lovers.
Short films:Semillas de Guamúchil
(Mexico, Carolina Corral Paredes, 2016)
Five women discover creative writing in prison and share their poetry once they are freed. A touching documentary, celebrating the power of poetry and language in empowering a marginalised section of society.
–Demônia: Melodrama en 3 actos
(Brazil, Cainan Baladez & Fernanda Chicolet, 2016)
A wild card you’ll either love or hate. Telenovela, news reporting and retro-electronic music video make up the three acts of this original short film. Official synopsis: “Demonia is a devilish being. Or a mean woman.–
(Cuba, Henry Disotaur, 2017)
Splattered with humour and moments of real tenderness, La Manzana is a heart-felt short film in the colours of Cuba. In the Director’s words: “La Manzana is a character driven story about departure and sacrifice, wherein we experience, through the eyes of a child, the uncertainty of immigrating to a foreign country.
The event is part of the Pre-festival Events for Cinemaissí 2019, Latin American Film Festival in Helsinki, 24th-27th October 2019, in Caisa and in Orion.