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  • 'Concrete Night' And 'Heart of a Lion' Set to Play at Finnish Film Affair

    Pirjo Honkasalo's "Concrete Night" and Dome Karukoski's "Heart of a Lion" are among the 27 new films set to screen at the second edition of Finnish Film Affair, the professional forum running alongside the Helsinki Intl. Film Festival. Other completed...
  • Picture Tree Picks Up 'Mary Queen of Scots,' 'Metalhead'

    LONDON -- Berlin-based sales and production company Picture Tree Intl., which launched at the Berlin Film Festival, has added "Mary Queen of Scots" and "Metalhead" to its line-up at the Toronto Film Festival. "Mary Queen of Scots," a psychological...
  • Finland Selects 'Disciple' as Oscar Candidate

    Ulrika Bengts' "The Disciple" (Larjungen) has been selected to rep Finland in the foreign-language film Oscar race. Pic, which is produced by Mats Langbacka for Langfilm Productions, stars Erik Lonngren, Patrik Kumpulainen, Niklas Groundstroem, Amanda...
  • Content Takes 50% Stake in Finland's Aito

    LONDON -- Global entertainment biz Content Media has taken a 50% stake in Finland's leading factual entertainment production house Aito Media. The deal marks the next stage in Content's strategy to expand its international production partnerships. Aito...
  • A little education about education

    With all of the fresh-faced youngsters now firmly entrenched in their school seats for another school year, it is well to ask a question about what we expect of them by the end of this year. American students don't hold up well against their...
  • Dome Karukoski Set For Tom Of Finland Biopic

    Finnish helmer Dome Karukoski, whose latest film, "Heart of a Lion" world-preemed at Toronto on Friday, is set to make his English-language debut with a biopic of groundbreaking artist Tom of Finland. Helsinki-filmi is producing and has secured exclusive...
  • 'Tom of Finland' will celebrate work of controversial artist

    'Tom of Finland' will celebrate work of controversial artist
    Finland’s Helsinki-filmi production company said it will be making the authorized movie about the life and work of Tom of Finland, the Finnish artist famous for his groundbreaking erotic images of gay men. The company said at the Toronto...
  • Florida Hospital, Finland center team up to find Alzheimer's test

    Florida Hospital, Finland center team up to find Alzheimer's test
    Florida Hospital Neuroscience Institute and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland are collaborating to identify the biomarkers -- measurable characteristics in the body -- that may predict the early onset of Alzheimer’s. The Finland...
  • Changes spice up northern Europe in 2012

    While the countries of southern Europe struggle with financial instability, those living in northern Europe are in stronger shape, thanks to their ability to produce more while consuming less. It remains to be seen to what degree they will continue to...
  • Finnish Film Week Names Top Producer, Director Of The Year

    HELSINKI- Riina Hyytia and Simo Halinen won producer and director of the year awards, respectively, at the 4th Finnish Film Week, the industry event which ran alongside Helsinki Intl. Film Festival and wrapped on Thursday. Hyytia last produced Johanna...
  • South American banking giant solid despite recent losses

    About Banco Santander (Brasil) S.A. Ticker: BSBR Exchange: NYSE What does the company do? Full-service bank in Brazil 2010 Financial report: Net sales: $29.7 billion Net income: $4.4 billion Q. Is this a good time to buy a bank stock such as...
  • Baby royal style watch: What the Duchess of Cambridge is buying

    With Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, expected to give birth any moment now, the world is on royal baby watch. And the British papers are in overdrive reporting every minute detail of what Kate is — or possibly could be — buying for...