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.

New addition to the program: The Load

By Cinemaissi | October 1, 2019

Cinemaissí, in collaboration with the Embassy of Mexico in Finland, will present the film “La Carga – The Load” (Alan Jonsson, 2017) on Saturday, October 26 at 1:00 p.m. at…

Cinemaissí 2019

By Cinemaissi | September 17, 2019

Cinemaissí Film Festival brings Latin America to Helsinki from 23rd to 27th October 2019. This year we celebrate diversity with a focus on presenting the plurality of Latin America. Themes…


By Cinemaissi | March 14, 2019

This season Cinemaissí and Theatre Academy collaborate with Critical Cinema Lab to organize several film screenings and debates. Other/Cinema screenings are produced by Critical Cinema Lab, an art-practice-led & artistic…

Submissions 2019

By Cinemaissi | February 28, 2019

Cinemaissí 2019 Latin American Film Festival Submission form