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during the festival

Kino Tapiola

Kino Tapiola terrace

Ihana Kahvila visits Espoo Ciné in Kino Tapiola where visitors can enjoy a broad selection of snacks and beverages throughout the festival.


Visitors are welcome to pop in our Ciné Lounge in Espoo Cultural Centre. Ciné Lounge programme includes Q&As with filmmakers and an exhibition celebrating 25th edition of the festival. Come in to enjoy a cup of coffee or tea!


Gare du Nord 01

festival guests

International and Finnish festival guests and information on Q&As can be found here.

friday 22.8.


Fri 22.8. at 21.00
Original Sokos Hotel Tapiola Garden

opening club

After the screening of White God, the most popular improvisation group in Finland, Kolina offers a film themed show at the festival's opening klub in Tapiola. Tunes of the evening come from DJ Hegelvessel and Tiskijukka Salin.

saturday 23.8.


Sat 23.8. at 11.00
Espoo Cultural Centre

Ciné for kids

Espoo Ciné is also for the younger ones! Animations and films for children, film bus Välkky, Glims & Gloms dance theatre, workshops, film swap and many other activities.

Sat 23.8. at 19.00
Kino Tapiola

A treat for cinephiles

In the second hand film market you can find new gems and get rid of the old ones. Film pop quiz tests your knowledge on cinema and film quote karaoke challenges you to guess the most famous lines of all times. Pop quiz in Finnish.

tuesday 26.8.

Sellon kirjasto

Tue 26.8. at 15.00
Sello Library

ciné day at sello library

At the library and Välkky library bus you can find animations and workshops for children. Composer Timo Hietala visits Music clinic at 18.00 to talk about film music. You can also spot ciné bicycles around Sello!

Tue 26.8. at 19.00
Kino Tapiola

bicycle film night

Guided bicycle trip to the screening from Helsinki. Before the films, Pyörien Pyörä guides visitors in bicycle repair, bicycle library presents its selection of film related materials and Blueberrymilkbicycle offers special summer treat.

wednesday 27.8.

Flamenco Flamenco-ilta kuva jarkko antikainen

Wed 27.8. at 21.00
Original Sokos Hotel Tapiola Garden

Flamenco, Flamenco evening

Compañía Kaari & Roni Martin continues our night of dance after the screening of Flamenco, Flamenco. Audience also gets to test their flamenco skills. ¡Olé!

Thursday 28.8.

Annie Hall 01

Thu 28.8. at 22.00

outdoor screening: Annie Hall

Woody Allen's classic Annie Hall in an outdoor screening. Free of charge.

friday 29.8.

Shed no Tears 04

Fri 29.8. at 21.00
Kino Tapiola

Shed No Tears evening

Håkan Hellström's songs create the mood in Shed No Tears, singer-songwriter Antti Autio continues the musical evening at Kino Tapiola's terrace after the film.
Sideways K 01

Fri 29.8. at 21.30
Kansalaisaukio, Helsinki

outdoor screening: Sideways

At Espoo Ciné Movie Picnic, Academy Award winning Sideways takes the viewer on a journey through beautiful vineyards. Free of charge.

saturday 30.8.

TAPIOLA SINFONIETTA_Antti Kangassalo Sat 30.8. at 19.00
Tapiolasali, Espoo Cultural Centre

Harpa concert

As a free event for the Espoo Day Tapiola Sinfonietta performs a variety of film music.