Saturday 13.10.2018, 13 - 22.30 Nuorisotalo Luuppi Kontulan ostoskeskus Ostostie 4, Helsinki

Program

13:00

Welcome

Presentation of the first movie.

13:10

Brooklyn's Boys

Documentary Film

2014

Duration

71

Director

Inderjit Kaur Khalsa

The Brooklyn’s Boys is a powerful documentary about three boys who are searching for a male role figure from wherever possible when their fathers are absent from their everyday lives. The documentary finds surprising answers to the family absences in the sons lives, but consequences leave visible signs in each of them. English subtitles. K7.

14:20

Discussion

Video greetings from director Inderjit Kaur Khalsa. Guests Kalle Laanterä (Helsinki Boys House) and Kamal Palani Jafi (Youth Worker).

15:00

Never again

Documentary Film

2018

Duration

58 min

Director

Aino Suni

Can the past be released? Lindsay’s sixteen-year-old girl is brutally mistreated by her boyfriend. Facing a life-death situation , Linda decides save herself from her mental chains and the violence of men. Two years later, Linda is a gangsta rap artist, Mercedes Bentso, who speaks from the mouth of oppressed women. After breaking away from the macho culture Linda has created a new rap-culture. English subtitles. K12.

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16:00

Discussion

Never Again director Aino Suni, Linda-Maria Roine, mother Riitta and Kaisa Åberg, Executive Director of the Women’s Line.

16:45

KUFF Workshop Movies

17:45

Local movie buffs

Local movie buffs discuss and show short movies and music videos.

18:30

New Dictators - Archeology of Helsinkians Graffiti 1986-2010

Documentary Film

2017

Duration

52 min

Director

Aleksi Pohjavirta

The lack of authority resources to prevent “Spraying” eventually led to an overzealous zero-tolerance line. ‘’Stop the Spray’’ project aimed to ‘’massacre’’or wipe away all graffiti as soon as they appeared. Some artists decided to throw in the towel, while others were faced with huge criminal fines. But the battle for a space to express never came to an end. English subtitles. K7.

19:30

Discussion

New Dictators producer Matti Tervo.

20:15

Running the Red Light

Drama Film

2018

Duration

90 min

Director

Mika Ahlfors

A gritty story of a subculture in which beer is preferred over water and illegal drugs is a way of life and how this subculture colours our morning commute with loud graffiti on our urban landscape. Society decides its own crusade by its street artists. Stop. Spray! K16.

21:45

Discussion

Running the Red Light director Mika Ahlfors and main actor Ali Abdi.