– The festival poster's familiar characters were born in author-illustrator Markus Majaluoma's head in 2003. The illustrator still likes Klaffi the dog and Kammo the mouse.
– Program director Raimo Silius thinks that the future of Finnish film is promising. However, Silius emphasizes the importance of understanding history.
– However, possibilities for different interpretations are the strength of film as a medium: it is a key that can unlock some parts within us, writes Petra Husu in her editoral..
– Now the benefits of cultural experiences have been noticed also in the Finnish legislation. Since the beginning of this year, employers have been able to support their employees’ cultural activities tax-free. Now, in addition to the normal Liikuntaseteli vouchers for purchasing exercise services, many companies offer also new culture vouchers, writes Henna Tuominen in her editorial.
Updated 05 March 2009 15:58