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Midnight Sun Film Festival 2013

Midnight Sun Film Festival 2013
SODANKYLÄ  •  various venues  •  Ongoing

Founded by Aki and Mika Kaurismäki and Peter von Bagh, the Midnight Sun Film Festival brings leading Finnish and international directors and their works to the unique surroundings and everlasting sunshine of the Lapland summer.

Finnish filmmakers coming to present their latest films at the 2013 festival include Simo Halinen, the director of Open Up to Me, Mika Ronkainen, the director of Finnish Blood Swedish Heart, Krista Kosonen, the female lead of Things We Do For Love and Mika Taanila, a maker of experimental short films.

Filmmaker guests to this year's festival include French filmmaker Claire Denis,  Philip Kaufman, the director of The Right Stuff and The Unbearable Lightness of Being; Marco Bellocchio, the Italian master of post-1960s cinema and the director of Fists in the Pocket.

Midnight Sun Film Festival Website

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Tel: 358 16 614 526

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