Zinemaissí: a fan zine by cinemaisseros

By Cinemaissi | October 26, 2019

We invited artists and artist-minded people associated with Cinemaissí to contemplate on a selected theme in order to create a zine: a non-professional small publication presenting a specific cultural phenomenon.

Youth Voice

By Cinemaissi | October 26, 2019

Youth across the world are taking action to make changes in the world and protect our future.
Cinemaissí welcomes you to celebrate Youth Voice on Saturday 26 October at the Cultural Center Caisa.

The Cinemaissí Family

By Cinemaissi | October 24, 2019

From the outside, Cinemaissí may look like just another festival. But it is much more. In this blog Cinemaissí’s President Aime Accorsi tells why.

Exceptional native language films at the center of Cinemaissí

By Cinemaissi | October 21, 2019

Languages around the world are disappearing at an alarming rate.
That is why the UN has declared 2019 the International Year of Indigenous Languages. IYIL’s mission is to raise awareness of indigenous languages to benefit the people who speak and keep those languages alive, and also highlight their contribution to our world’s cultural diversity.

Shaping the Future of Anti-Racism

By Cinemaissi | October 20, 2019

In this interview, researcher Leo Custodio opens up the context of the discussions on blackness in Brazil and in Finland and reflects on the role of new media, including films, have an important role in shaping these discussions.

From objects to protagonists

By Cinemaissi | October 15, 2019

A short introduction to the film selection of 2019

What is the role of women?

By Cinemaissi | October 14, 2019

Interview with Marilina Giménez, director of ‘Una banda de chicas’ (‘Girls’ band’).

Fotos: Clara Angeleas/MinC

Literatura de Cordel ja 15 movies – Qué pasa, Cinemaissí?

By Cinemaissi | October 12, 2019

Inspired by Cordel, Cinemaissí seeks to be a source of popular information on the main issues in Latin America at the moment, with stories told by filmmakers who live there or who spent time there.

New addition to the program: Family Traces

By Cinemaissi | October 7, 2019

Cinemaissí, in collaboration with the Embassy of Uruguay in Finland, presents the Uruguayan documentary “Trazos Familiares – Family Traces” (José Pedro Charlo, 2017) on Thursday, October 24 at 2:00 p.m.…

Interview with Andrés Duque

By Cinemaissi | October 7, 2019

For Andrés Duque filmmaking is intuition. In his method not knowing is just as important as the how, when and where. Duque, who was born in Venezuela but built his career in Spain, resides currently in Barcelona. Right now he is in Helsinki, invited by Cuarto Cine, a pedagogical program organized in the frame of Cinemaissí Latin American Film Festival 2019.