25.-27.11.2023 AT WILJAMI

NO SUN FILM FESTIVAL takes place at Wiljami at the end of november. The darkest days are here which means that the stars and the movies shine brighter. This year your local non-profit movie club brings you a selection of cinematic pieces to enjoy. No extra hassle. DIY is very much present! One weekend full of movie magic – from all of us to all of you!¬† Hope to see you at the movies ūüôā

Tervetuloa historian toisille¬†NO SUN FILM FESTIVAL -leffafestareille marraskuun lopussa. T√§m√§n vuoden NSFF2023 j√§rjestej√§√§n taas eritt√§in pienin resurssein. T√§n√§ vuonna ohjelmassa on niin scifin kulttielokuva, livemusiikilla s√§estetty mykkis kuin vaikkapa l√§nkk√§ri. Joten olkaa hyv√§t, p√∂yt√§ on katettu elokuvilla! Kaikkiin elokuviin p√§√§set syksyn kausikortilla. Jos et viel√§ ole hankkinut omaasi, voit sen ostaa Wiljamilta ennen n√§yt√∂ksi√§ – 10‚ā¨¬† (k√§teinen/korttimaksu)! Tarkista t√§√§lt√§ my√∂s loppuvuoden maanantaileffat, joihin p√§√§set viel√§ samalla kortilla. N√§hd√§√§n elokuvissa ūüôā

SATURDAY 25/11/2023

SUNDAY 26/11/2023

MONDAY 27/11/2023

12:00
LEGO BATMAN ELOKUVA
104min
Lapsille vapaa pääsy aikuisen seurassa! Aikuiset Cineman kausikortilla.

12:30
SHANE / ET√ĄISTEN LAAKSOJEN MIES
1h 58min

 

15:00
ENEMY MINE
1h 50m

15:00
MARIE ANTOINETTE
2h 3m

 

19:00
FEATHERS
1h 52m

18:30
NANOOK OF THE NORTH

Accompanied by Mattia Basi and Lauri Uusitalo
79min

 

18:00
ONLY YESTERDAY
118min

 

21:00
LIFT UP YOUR VOICES
A short film by Arttu Nieminen
12min

21:15

KOYAANISQATSI
1h 27min

NO SUN - STILL FUN

NO TICKETS - NO RESERVATIONS - NO EXTRA HASSLE

PROGRAM 2023 / OHJELMA 2023

Audio: Suomi
Subtitles: –
Directed by: Chris McKay
104min
2017

Batman elää huikeaa elämäänsä ja pelastaa Gothamin jälleen kerran yksin Jokerin johtamien superroistojen ilkeältä juonelta. Koko kansan suosiota seuraa kuitenkin yllättävä perheenlisäys, kun Bruce Wayne adoptoi vahingossa nuoren ja innokkaan Dick Graysonin, joka tahtoo auttaa uutta isäänsä myös viittasankariksi naamioituneena Robinina.

Audio: English
Subtitles: English
Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen
1h 48min
1985

A soldier from Earth crashlands on an alien world after sustaining battle damage. Eventually he encounters another survivor, but from the enemy species he was fighting; they band together to survive on this hostile world. In the end the human finds himself caring for his enemy in a completely unexpected way.

Audio: Silent movie with live music
Directed by: Robert J. Flaherty
1922

Nanook of the North (1922) is a pioneering documentary film directed by Robert J. Flaherty. Often regarded as the first feature-length documentary, it portrays the life of an Inuit man named Nanook and his family in the Canadian Arctic. The film captures their daily struggles and triumphs as they navigate the harsh, icy landscape, hunting for food and building igloos. While it has faced criticism for staging certain scenes, its groundbreaking filming techniques and sympathetic portrayal of its subjects were innovative for its time. Nanook of the North remains a significant work in the history of documentary filmmaking, offering a unique glimpse into a way of life rarely seen by the outside world at the time.

A short film by Arttu Nieminen

Audio: English
Subtitles: ?
Directed by: Godfrey Reggio
1986

Koyaanisqatsi, a cinematic masterpiece from 1982, is an experimental film that transcends traditional narrative storytelling. Directed by Godfrey Reggio with an iconic score by Philip Glass, the film is a visually stunning and thought-provoking meditation on the relationship between humanity, nature, and technology. The title, a Hopi word meaning “life out of balance,” encapsulates its central theme. Through a series of powerful, often breathtaking images, Koyaanisqatsi presents a compelling juxtaposition of natural and man-made environments, prompting deep reflection on the impact of modern society on the world.

Audio: English
Subtitles: Suomi
Directed by: George Stevens
1953

Legendaarinen western, joka maineikkaan ohjaaja George Stevensin sovituksena ansaitsi kuusi Oscar-ehdokkuutta ja pääsi kerralla amerikkalaisen elokuvan klassikkogalleriaan.
Tarina tuo Shanen, entisen revolverisankarin ja nykyisen tyhjäntoimittajan, rikkaan karjankasvattajan ja apulaisen (Jack Palance) terrorisoiman uudisasukasperheen avuksi. Viimeisessä, ratkaisevassa taistelussa Shane näkee oman elämäntapansa kuoleman. Elokuvan ainutlaatuista tunnelmaa korostavat sen loistavat näyttelijät.

Shane (1953) is a classic Western film directed by George Stevens, celebrated for its storytelling and cinematography. The film tells the story of Shane, a mysterious and skilled gunfighter, who arrives at a small Wyoming valley and is quickly drawn into a conflict between homesteaders and a ruthless cattle baron. Shane’s efforts to leave his past behind are challenged as he becomes a defender of the oppressed settlers. Known for its iconic performances, particularly by Alan Ladd in the title role, and its exploration of themes like heroism, morality, and the changing American frontier, Shane remains a landmark in the Western genre and is renowned for its influence on future films.

Audio: English
Subtitles: Finnish
Directed by: Sofia Coppola
2006

Marie Antoinette (2006), directed by Sofia Coppola, is a visually lavish and stylistically bold film that reimagines the life of the infamous Queen of France. Starring Kirsten Dunst in the titular role, the movie portrays Marie Antoinette’s journey from a young Austrian princess to her tumultuous life in the French court at Versailles. The film is known for its modern soundtrack, contemporary dialogue, and sumptuous costume and set designs, which offer a fresh and youthful perspective on the historical figure. While it takes liberties with historical accuracy, Marie Antoinette is celebrated for its unique artistic approach, capturing the opulence, isolation, and eventual downfall of the young queen.

Audio: Japan
Subtitles: Finnish
Directed by: Isao Takahata
1991

Elettyään koko elämänsä Tokiossa, 27-vuotias Taeko päättää vierailla sukulaistensa luona maaseudulla. Matkustuksen lomassa lapsuuden muistot pulpahtavat pintaan ja kohdatessaan nuoren maanviljelijä Toshion alkaa hän miettiä, mitä tapahtui lapsuuden unelmille.

Audio: Arabic
Subtitles: English
Directed by: Omar El Zohairy
2021

When a magic trick goes awry at a children’s birthday party, the authoritative father of the family turns into a chicken. An avalanche of coincidental absurdities befalls everyone; the mother, whose mundane life was dedicated to her husband and children, is now urged to come to the fore and take care of her family. While moving heaven and earth to bring her husband back and secure their survival, she goes through a total transformation.

Nanook of the North

Nanook of the North (1922) is a pioneering documentary film directed by Robert J. Flaherty. Often regarded as the first feature-length documentary, it portrays the life of an Inuit man named Nanook and his family in the Canadian Arctic. The film captures their daily struggles and triumphs as they navigate the harsh, icy landscape, hunting for food and building igloos. While it has faced criticism for staging certain scenes, its groundbreaking filming techniques and sympathetic portrayal of its subjects were innovative for its time. Nanook of the North remains a significant work in the history of documentary filmmaking, offering a unique glimpse into a way of life rarely seen by the outside world at the time.

For the silent film, a soundscape was conjured by multi-instrumentalists Mattia Basi and Lauri Uusitalo.

Koyaanisqatsi

Koyaanisqatsi, a cinematic masterpiece from 1982, is an experimental film that transcends traditional narrative storytelling. Directed by Godfrey Reggio with an iconic score by Philip Glass, the film is a visually stunning and thought-provoking meditation on the relationship between humanity, nature, and technology. The title, a Hopi word meaning “life out of balance,” encapsulates its central theme. Through a series of powerful, often breathtaking images, Koyaanisqatsi presents a compelling juxtaposition of natural and man-made environments, prompting deep reflection on the impact of modern society on the world.

Enemy Mine

Enemy Mine (1985) is a cult classic science fiction drama set in the distant future. Amidst an interstellar war between humans and the reptilian Dracs, the film follows human pilot Willis Davidge and Drac soldier Jeriba Shigan, who crash-land on a hostile alien planet. Initially enemies, they must form an uneasy alliance to survive the planet’s dangers. This tale of mutual respect and friendship in the face of adversity has gained a dedicated following for its poignant exploration of themes transcending species and culture. Its impact endures as a testament to the power of empathy and understanding in overcoming divides.

Shane

Shane (1953) is a classic Western film directed by George Stevens, celebrated for its storytelling and cinematography. The film tells the story of Shane, a mysterious and skilled gunfighter, who arrives at a small Wyoming valley and is quickly drawn into a conflict between homesteaders and a ruthless cattle baron. Shane’s efforts to leave his past behind are challenged as he becomes a defender of the oppressed settlers. Known for its iconic performances, particularly by Alan Ladd in the title role, and its exploration of themes like heroism, morality, and the changing American frontier, Shane remains a landmark in the Western genre and is renowned for its influence on future films.

Only Yesterday

Only Yesterday (1991), directed by Isao Takahata and produced by Studio Ghibli, is a beautifully animated coming-of-age film. It follows Taeko, a 27-year-old unmarried woman from Tokyo, as she takes a trip to the countryside and reminisces about her childhood in the 1960s. The film gracefully weaves between her present and past, revealing the dreams, memories, and quiet frustrations of Taeko’s youth and her current quest for self-discovery and fulfillment. With its richly detailed animation and poignant storytelling, “Only Yesterday” is a deeply reflective and relatable exploration of personal history and the bittersweet nostalgia of growing up.

Feathers

Feathers, directed by Omar El Zohairy, is a distinctive and surreal Egyptian drama that marks El Zohairy’s debut in feature filmmaking. The film centers on a humble household thrown into disarray when the father, during a magic show at a birthday party, is transformed into a chicken. The mother, initially timid and subservient, is forced to take on the burden of maintaining the family, navigating the absurd and often Kafkaesque challenges of her new reality. “Feathers” delves into themes of family dynamics, societal expectations, and the struggle for identity and autonomy within the confines of traditional roles. Its unique storytelling and darkly comedic tone have garnered attention and accolades in the international film circuit.
NSFF2022
NSFF2022

NO SUN FILM FESTIVAL 2023 follows pretty much same principals as our other screenings. No professionals, no tickets, no reserved seats, no bullshit. Just a few lovely volunteers bringing you the opportunity to enjoy movies together with us for the whole weekend. Hope to see you all!

TICKETS

There are no tickets. Screenings are open for all our members as long as there is seats available. You can buy the membership season card at the door – 10‚ā¨ (cash/card payments)! With the season card you can enter all the movies up until the end of the year.

RESERVED SEATS

There is no option to reserve seats. Seats are filled with first-come first-served basis. Be early to get a good spot! We open the doors 15-30 minutes before the movie starts.

VENUE

Culture House Wiljami (Urheilukatu 1) is in the center of Rovaniemi, next to city library, theater and Musta Kissa Kuppila. Closest ATM is somewhere in the city center, closest grocery store is a small K-Market maybe 150 meters away (not too wide selection) and closest bar our favourite Musta Kissa Kuppila next to Wiljami. 

SNACKS & BYOB

We don’t sell any snacks or drinks so come prepared. Bring your own snacks and drinks. Remember to recycle the cans, bottles and trash after the movie.

 

 

Tapahtuma on saanut avustusta Rovaniemen kaupungin hyvinvointilautakunnalta.