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Night Visions 2019: Springtime for Horror in Finland

Our friends in Finland have prepared a springtime feast that promises to be quite horrible. And that's a good thing! Night Visions is the name of the festival, and it describes itself as "the biggest festival in Scandinavia focusing on...

Night Visions 2018: November Edition Brings CLIMAX, KNIFE + HEART, KEEP AN EYE OUT, More

Supported by enthusiastic genre fans throughout the land, the Night Visions International Film Festival will celebrate its November 2018 edition by bringing a sizzling selection of highly-touted films to Helsinki, Finland. Gasper Noe's Climax, Yann Gonzalez's Knife + Heart, and...

Night Visions: First Wave for Finland's Springtime Genre Fest Spotlights Sundance Plus Cult Classics

A cool and pleasant chill will likely be in the air in Helsinki, Finland next month. Not just in the fresh breezes that blow in off the water in April, capable of chilling visitors to the bone, however, but on...

Night Visions 2017: Fall Fest Edition Led by THE SHAPE OF WATER, THE ENDLESS and Much More

A lovely lineup of 43 features has been lined up for the fall edition of the Night Visions International Film Festival in Helsinki, Finland, which will be held during the final week of November. The leading titles of the fall...

Night Visions 2017: Killer Female Directors Lead Genre Fest Lineup with PREVENGE, RAW, XX and More

The superbly-curated Night Visions International Film Festival has announced the lineup for its spring edition, which is led by Prevenge, Raw and X in the "Killer Female Directors" section. The biggest genre festival in Scandinavia takes over the lovely city...

Night Visions 3015: Hell Up In Helsinki

Earlier this month I went to the future. I mean this somewhat literally, as my flight from Toronto to Helsinki, Finland put me 8 hours ahead, but also because I was attending the Night Visions Film Festival, a biannual celebration...

Focus On Finland: Nordic Genre Industry Days Spotlights Upcoming European Genre Films

Later this week, Jalmari Helander's Big Game will open in select U.S. theaters, representing the first notable Finnish genre production (or co-production) to hit the States since the director's Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale a few years ago. But Helander...

Night Visions 2015: THE GUNMAN, Starring Peter Franzen And A Lot Of Sean Penn's Muscles

Peter Franzen is not the star of The Gunman -- that would be the clench-jawed Sean Penn, unbelievably bulked up, muscle groups well defined, as though he were auditioning for an art house version of The Expendables -- yet the...

Night Visions Preview: Finland's Biggest Genre Fest Kicks Off

The biggest and oldest genre festival in Finland, Night Visions, will kick off tomorrow, Wednesday, April 15, and run through Sunday, April 19. Because I drew the lucky straw, I will be attending the fest for the first time, and...

The Finns Love JODOROWSKY'S DUNE

The Fall 2013 edition of Night Visions, Helsinki's horror, fantasy and sci-fi festival that usually runs more than once a year (!), came to a close this past weekend, with Jodorowsky's Dune taking home the audience award.Other ScreenAnarchy faves to...