Free screening of the Ai Weiwei film Disturbing the Peace on Tuesday June 11th at 7.15pm

Helsinki Cine Aasia in collaboration with Magito Gallery is screening the documentary Disturbing the Peace (Lao ma ti hua, China, 2009, 88min) by Ai Weiwei on Tuesday June 11th at 7.15pm at Magito Gallery. The screening is free of charge and Ai’s friend Coca Dai will present the film. China’s most well-known contemporary artist Ai […]


Thanks from Helsinki Cine Aasia!

Helsinki Cine Aasia wishes to thank everyone who took part in the festival from the visitors to all our affiliate partners. The festival had over 1500 visitors in total. Now it’s time to take a breath and start planning next year’s festival. Thank you!


Extra screening of The Land of Hope for Sunday

For Sunday’s extra screening Helsinki Cine Aasia will be screening Sion Sono’s The Land of Hope in Orion. The earlier screening of The Land of Hope was unfortunately at the same time as Jari Halosen’s wonderful Lipton Cockton. The extra screening will start at 11.30 and ticket sales will begin in Orion at 11 am. […]


Helsinki Cine Aasia has started!

Finland’s first Asian film festival Helsinki Cine Aasia will be starting today. The opening film will be Flashback Memories 3D (2012), which is going to be screened tonight at 7 pm at Bio Rex. You can buy tickets on the website on the film’s info page or at the screening location. Ticket sales at the […]


Director Cai Shangjun to be official guest!

Director Cai Shangjun is going to be vising Helsinki Cine Aasia as an official guest! Cai Shangjun is the director of People Mountain People Sea, which has won the Silver Lion award at the Venice Film Festival in 2011. The film follows Lao Tie through South China as he hunts down his brother’s elusive killer. […]


Ticket sales have begun!

Helsinki Cine Aasia’s tickets are on sale now on the festival’s website. Regular tickets are 8€, vouchers with 5 tickets are 35€. Vouchers are perfect to be shared among friends, since they are not personal. However, vouchers are not valid on sold-out screenings. In addition to the website, tickets can also be bought during the […]


Helsinki Cine Aasia’s program revealed

Helsinki Cine Aasia’s program has been officially released! The program of the whole four day festival is now up on Helsinki Cine Aasia’s website. You can find information about all the individual movies under Films. Tickets will be available for purchase starting on Thursday 28.2. on our website. During the festival tickets can also be […]


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The poster is out!

Helsinki Cine Aasia’s official poster is out! Posters will be covering the center of Helsinki and brightening up the streets. Have you spotted the poster already? If you haven’t bumped into the poster yet you can also download a smaller copy from here. Feel free to link and post the poster to your own site, […]


The official opening movie for Helsinki Cine Aasia is going to be the Japanese film Flashback Memories 3D (2012)!

Flashback Memories 3D is a music documentary by Tetsuaki Matsue. The movie utilizes 3D technology and brings new innovations into conventional documentary storytelling, which merge movie with a live concert experience. The opening screening will be held on 14.3. at 7pm in Bio Rex. Flashback Memories 3D (2012) Tetsuaki Matsue, Japan, 72 min


This spring Finland’s first Asian film festival Helsinki Cine Aasia offers Helsinki a taste of Asian contemporary film!

14.-17.3. Helsinki Cine Aasia’s program will focus on films from East Asia and Southeast Asia, which represent high quality storytelling and humane perspectives. The festival will also feature club entertainment with different styles of Asian music. Incluced in the program are films like Chinese People Mountain People Sea (2011) and Japanese Man-Eater Mountain (2010). Screening […]


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