At Poetry Documentary Special Poetry Moon, together with Annikki Poetry Festival, Helsinki Poetry Connection, Elke, and Cinema Orion, showcases two interesting poetry documentaries.
Poetry’s Coming Home (66 min) (fin. Kotipihan kulttuurifestivaali), directed by Aimo Hyvärinen, celebrates the 15-year journey of the famous Annikki Poetry Festival and is a tribute to the diversity of poetry and volunteer spirit. On the Road – Matkalla (28 min) has been filmed during Helsinki Poetry Connection’s “HPC On the Road” tour around Finland in 2018. The film has been directed by Ilona Raivio.
Poetry Documentary Special will be the premiere of On the Road – Matkalla and the Helsinki premiere of Poetry’s Coming Home. The language of the documentaries is Finnish, Poetry’s Coming Home has English subtitles.
Poets Mari Laaksonen ja Outi-Illuusia Parviainen will perform in the event.
Tickets from the door: 8 €
Tickets online: https://tickets.cinemaorion.fi/fi/events/pwdg/event_buybox/show/5d5155ce625adb89268b456c
In collaboration with Cinema Orion, Helsinki Poetry Connection, Anniki Poetry Festival, Elävän kuvan keskus Elke