24-27 October 2019

Cultural Center Caisa,
Kaikukatu 4, Helsinki

The Cinema in Conversation discussion series deep dives into four broad thematics reflected in Cinemaissí festival’s film selection: LGBTQ+, feminism, youth movements and ethnicity.

The discussion events are free of charge. Welcome to follow and participate in the talks!

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LGBTQ+ Realities

What is the importance of film in increasing awareness of marginalised groups of society? Documentary films highlighting transgender rights, experiences and voice. Discussing the changing climate for the LGBTQ+ community in Latin America and in Finland.

Supported by Trasek.

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Date and venue
Thursday 24 Oct 17:30-19:00,
Cultural Center Caisa, Kaikukatu 4, Helsinki

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Female Empowerment

How can we empower young girls and women through film?

What role does film and media play in the ambitions of women across the world?

Welcome to a discussion about the power of film and music for the feminist movements in Latin America and in Finland.

In discussion: breaking from traditional gender roles, taboos of female sexuality and sexual health on screen, and the fight to reduce the gender gap in the film and music industries.

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Date and venue
Friday 25 Oct 19:30-20:30,
Cultural Center Caisa, Kaikukatu 4, Helsinki

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Youth Voice

What are young people willing to do to fight for their rights, their education, their future? What does civil disobedience and social action mean for young people in Finland? What is the importance of documentary-film making in bringing about change? 

Join us for a celebration of youth voice, self-organisation and everyone’s right to education. 

The discussion is inspired by the film about young people in Brazil protesting to protect the quality of their free public education, Espero Tua Revolta.

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Moderated by Eino Antonio, Freelance Journalist and Filmmaker

Date and venue
Saturday 26 Oct, 14:00-15:30
Cultural Center Caisa, Kaikukatu 4, Helsinki

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Indigenous Cultures

How can groups and individuals stay true to origins in today’s world? Can film increase pride in culture and awareness of others?
This discussion event focuses on examining the representation of Indigenous peoples in cinema and the role of films in preservation of language and traditions.
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Date and venue
Sunday 27 Oct, 16:00-17:30
Cultural Center Caisa, Kaikukatu 4, Helsinki

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