High-Rise

13 November 2016

Sat 26.11. 2016 / 17:30 / Annis, main theatre HIGH-RISE / Ben Wheatley / 2015 / United Kingdom / 119 min Fiction In english High-Rise is a dystopian science fiction movie that is based on the novel of the same name by J. G. Ballard. The film is set in luxurious tower block where the […]

Dead Slow Ahead

07 November 2016

Sun 27.11.2016 / 14:15 / Annis, main theatre DEAD SLOW AHEAD / Mauro Herce /  2015 /  Spain/France /  76 min Documentary In tagalog, with english subtitles Finnish premiere! A freighter crosses the ocean. The hypnotic rhythm of its pace reveals the continuous movement of the machinery devouring its workers: the old sailor’s gestures disappearing […]

Endless Poetry

04 November 2016

Thu 24.11.2015 / 18:00 / Finnkino ENDLESS POETRY / POESÍA SIN FIN / Alejandro Jodorowsky / 2016 / Chile/France / 128 min Fiction In Spanish, English subtitles Endless Poetry is director’s cinematic memoir that is an independent continuation to The Dance of Reality which was released two years ago. Endless Poetry portrays Alejandro Jodorowsky’s young […]

Tectonic Plate

02 November 2016

We 23.11.2016 / 16:00 / Finnkino TECTONIC PLATE / Mika Taanila / 2016 / Finland / 74 min Experimental In Finnish Director in attendance (in co-operation with the Cultural Office of the City of Pori / Kinokellari)   A camera-less lettrist film about fear of flying, security checks and time zones. After returning from a trip […]

Nearly 600 submissions through the open call

06 October 2016

Nearly 600 films were submitted through the open call, so  also this year we have plenty of films to choose from. Thank you for all the filmmakers and distributors! We’ll contact the filmmakers of selected short films no later than 17.10. The program will be published in the beginning of November.

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 […]