Finnish Month 2012
In September, a journey through Finnish history,
culture and conspiracies with Eurochannel’s Finnish Month
Eurochannel presents the second edition of Eurochannel’s Finnish Month, a unique opportunity to know the intriguing Finnish culture with a comprehensive and exclusive programming. The viewers will enjoy the distinctive artistic cinematic and musical Finnish expressions. Thus, Eurochannel’s Finnish Month consolidates itself, alongside the Italian Month and the German Month as one of the most expected TV events.
The second edition of Eurochannel’s Finnish Month will present the Finish society throughout different eras, from the 50s to the present. Through films, music, and documentaries, the viewers will have a unique approach to an unknown and captivating culture. Award-wining actors and directors will show the rebirth of Finnish cinema, led by the Kaurismäki brothers. Besides, an innovative band will present an inimitable music blend of opera and metal.
Finland is one of the few countries from Northern Europe that after taking part in a world war, suffer the dominance of the Soviet Union and face a civil war, is a country leader in education in economy. Now, the viewers have the opportunity to plunge in such engaging culture.
Deadly Cell. A three-episode mini-series about the darkest corporate powers in telecommunications. (Premiere: every Wednesday from September 12th at 20:00 ET/PT)
More information: DEADLY CELL
One-way Ticket to Mombasa. Two terminally-ill patients meet in a hospital and start a journey to happiness. This is a captivating about love, dreams and personal growth. (Premiere: Thursday September 20th at 21:00 ET/PT)
More information: ONE-WAY TICKET TO MOMBASA
Harbour Brothers. In the 50s, a man faces the dilemma of deciding between his dreams with a jazz band or fight for the woman he loves. (Premiere: Thursday September 13th at 21:00 ET/PT)
More information: HARBOUR BROTHERS
Euroshorts Finland. Five short films from novel and innovative directors portray the advantages and hurdles of Finnish society through creative cinematic stories. (Premiere: Wednesday September 5th at 20:00 ET/PT)
More information: EUROSHORTS FINLAND
The Soul of Europe’s great cities: Helsinki, in the Shadow of the Great Bear. In a country covered by snow for around four months a year and with temperatures dropping to 25° C below zero, this documentary offers a promenade through the country’s capital alongside the Kaurismäki brothers and their local bar. (Premiere: Monday September 10th at 20:30 ET/PT)
Nightwish. Defying the standards and against all odds, Nightwish dared to mix the music water and oil with a blend of opera and metal. Now, they are the most important Finnish band abroad. (Premiere: Sunday September 16th at 20:30 ET/PT)
More information: NIGHTWISH
FFF: The Finnish Film Foundation is an independent foundation under the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture. Its objective is to support the production, distribution and showcasing development of Finnish film industry. www.ses.fi/en/
FAVEX: Finnish Film & Audiovisual Export is an association to promote audiovisual Finnish productions across the globe. Discover their new website filmland.fi: talents, locations and finnish productions. www.favex.fi
Eurochannel is the television channel bringing Europe to each American home, offering European music, European movies, television series and documentaries. The programming is broadcast with original audio subtitled in English. In 2011, the channel is available in 10.5 million households in 25 countries. In the USA, Eurochannel is available on channel 9860 and 608-4 on the Hopper on DISH Network. Viewers interested in receiving Eurochannel on cable should ask their service provider.