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Film and event recommendations for festival’s English speaking visitors

We warmly welcome everyone to enjoy the colourful programme of the 10th Savonlinna International Nature Film Festival. To make sure you find all the best events, we have gathered a list of films and events that are spoken in English or have English subtitles. You can also drop by the SINFF Info Hut in Savonlinna harbour to get more information or to buy tickets during the festival. Tickets are also sold at the venues before the screenings and of course online in our webshop.

SINFF Info Hut opening hours Fri 16.8. 3 pm – 8 pm Sat 17.8. 10 am – 6 pm Sun 18.8. 10 am – 5 pm

Films and events

Friday 5 pm Genesis 2.0/ Kulttuurikellari / language: Yakut, Russian, English, Korean/ subtitles: English 7 pm Honeyland / Kuvalinna / language: Turkish / subtitles: English 8 pm Forest Screenings: Short films / Sulosaari The Scull Hunters / language: Finnish / subtitles: English Eläinsilta U-3033 / language: - / subtitles: - A Tree is Like a Man / language: English / subtitles: -

And don’t forget the Festival Club at the end of the first festival day! On the Kulttuurikellari’s stage there will be Finnish blues, rockabilly, hip hop and garage rock influenced band called Pietarin Spektaakkeli.

Friday's Festival Club presenting Pietarin Spektaakkeli

Saturday 11 am Movie brunch: Kamchatka Bears. Life begins. / Kulttuurikellari / language: English / subtitles: English 12.30 pm The Lord Eagle / Kuvalinna / language: Yakut / subtitles: English 2 pm The Bear / language: English / subtitles: - 4 pm Human Nature / Kuvalinna / language: English / subtitles: English 6 pm Attenborough’s Wonder of Eggs / Kuvalinna / language: English / subtitles: - 6 pm Dersu Uzala / Kulttuurikellari / language: Russian / subtitles: English 8 pm Cinema Picnic: Short films / Riihisaari / language: - / subtitles: -

On Saturday’s festival club we’ll enjoy Mikko Innanen Tripod band, a multi-talented jazz trio from the top of the Finland’s jazz scene.

Cinema picnic at Riihisaari

Sunday 12.30 pm Youth Unstoppable: The Rise of the Global Youth Climate Movement / Kuvalinna / language: English / subtitles: - 1 pm Letter Never Sent / Kulttuurikellari / language: Russian / subtitles: English 3 pm Walkabout / Kuvalinna / language: English / subtitles: Finnish 5 pm Women at War / Kuvalinna / language: Russian / subtitles: English

Sunday's premiere film: Youth Unstoppable

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