DocPoint breaks its record with the highest number of attendees of all time »

DocPoint – Helsinki Documentary Film Festival, organised for the 19th time last week, set a new record: in seven days around 32 000 people attended the festival. The event ended on Sunday and its most watched film was KELET, directed by Susani Mahadura, which also won the Audience Award sponsored by Angel Films. The critic […]

KELET Wins the Audience Award and the Critic’s Choice Goes to LADY TIME »

The festival audience has had its say: the DocPoint 2020 Audience Award goes to KELET! During the festival week, the audience cast their vote for the Audience Award from the Finnish programme. The winning film will receive a 2000 euro award sponsored by Angel Films.   Director Susani Mahadura’s film will be shown in a […]

Reruns on the festival weekend »

All the reruns have now been puclished and the ticket sales has begun. Additional screenings of THE CAVE, CARNIVAL PILGRIMS,  BEYOND THE VISIBLE – HILMA AF KLINT, SILICON VALLEY, BABY. and KELET for the festival weekend.   CARNIVAL PILGRIMS is a sharp documentary about the global turism. The film’s rerun takes place on Saturday the […]

DocPoint starts today! Oscar winners and top international documentaries are on the menu »

LADY TIME (Neiti Aika), the much awaited film by Elina Talvensaari, opens the 19th DocPoint ­– Helsinki Documentary Film Festival today. The seven-day event brings over 100 topical documentary films from both Finland and abroad to Helsinki. In addition to screenings, the festival follows its traditions by offering a wide range of other events, including […]

Additional screenings of SILICON VALLEY, BABY., KELET and RIDGE. »

The first films to have sold-out screenings are SILICON VALLEY, BABY., KELET and RIDGE, so they will get reruns at the end of the festival. On top of that, a small extra portion of tickets are now available for the opening film LADY TIME. The rest of the additional screenings will be announced at the […]

Leading Documentary Filmmakers to Visit DocPoint »

DocPoint – Helsinki Documentary Film Festival (from January 27 to February 2, 2020) welcomes a variety of documentary filmmakers to Helsinki. In addition to the interesting Finnish filmmakers over 20 international guests will be attending the festival. DocPoint’s renowned guest list includes the directors of ADVOCATE, Rachel Leah Jones and Philippe Bellaiche as well as the film’s […]

The DocPoint 2020 Programme is Here! »

The 19th edition of DocPoint – Helsinki Documentary Film Festival (January 27 – February 2, 2020) once again fills the metropolitan cinema screens with the freshest and most acute documentaries both from near and far. The festival, one of the largest documentary film events in the Nordic countries, kicks off with Elina Talvensaari’s Lady Time. […]

Come and Volunteer for DocPoint 2020! »

Do you love documentary films? Are you a skilled photographer? Or do you perhaps love meeting new people and delivering great customer service? DocPoint, one of the biggest documentary film festivals in the Nordic countries, is fast approaching. We are looking for all kinds of volunteers to make the best edition of the festival yet. […]

DocPoint Will Feature the Most Talked About Documentaries »

One of the largest documentary film festivals in the Nordic countries, DocPoint presents the most controversial, fascinating and talked about documentaries between January 27th and February 2nd, 2020. The 19th edition of the Helsinki Documentary Film Festival will present the Finnish premieres of Citizen K, the unbelievable story of Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Feras Fayyad’s touching hit […]

Diverse Audiences Inspired by DocPoint Festival (2019) »

The 18th DocPoint – Helsinki Documentary Film Festival drew approximately 29 000 visitors in seven days. The most viewed film at the festival which finished on Sunday the 3rd of February was GENESIS 2.0 directed by Christian Frei. The Audience Award was won by Reetta Huhtanen’s GODS OF MOLENBEEK, which was also awarded the Critic’s […]