POFF goes camping to Reposfääri festival on 13th of August

06 August 2016

POFF goes camping to Reposfääri summer festival  in Reposaari with two short film screenings on 13th of August 2016. The works are selected from festival’s short history, but there will also be two pre-screenings from the selection of next festival that will be organized in the end of November. The Reposfääri screenings are held in […]

POFF 2016: an open international call

28 April 2016

Pori Film Festival is back and announcing an open international call for short films! One of the festival’s main ideas is to celebrate the diversity of cinema, and we invite filmmakers and artists to share their work regardless of genre. The maximum length for the films is 40 minutes. All films must be submitted through […]

Greetings from Youth

25 November 2015

Middle Class Riot (Passive, Resonance, Resistance) will be screened as a part of the audiovisual labyrinth. It is a short film made by Martin ”Youth” Glover and Bede Trillo. In essence, Middle Class Riot (Passive, Resonance, Resistance) is a film about an album conceived by the poetic memoirs of Youth’s prolific life in the world […]

Schedule revealed!

12 November 2015

The five-day-long event will include short films, feature films, installations, performances and music. All in all, Pori Film Festival will include about a hundred films. Take a look at the timetable!

Faust, Jan Švankmajer’s surreal classic

29 October 2015

POFF is screening Jan Švankmajer’s Faust (1994) on November 27. The film is based on an imaginative and free interpretation of the classic myth. The protagonist of the surrealist movie is an everyman who wanders through the city of Prague into a devilish play. The dark humoured movie is an original combination of live-action footage, puppetry […]

Call for short films over!

20 October 2015

The international call for short films is now over! We got 739 submissions through Reelport. Thanks for the offerings!  

New alliance of the moving and the pictures will be formed in Pori!

Pori Film Festival is an international film festival, organized for the first time on the last weekend of November 2015. It will bring the celebration of cinema to Pori in the darkest time of the year and transform culture house Annankatu 6 into a film theatre and an all-encompassing audiovisual labyrinth, where you can encounter […]