Ghost Train (15 min, Finland/Ireland)
Short horror film. ”Once a year, estranged brothers Michael and Peter make a reluctant pilgrimage to the old fairground where their friend Sam went missing three decades ago. This time, Michael has a secret to confess” (2014, director Lee Cronin)
See the trailer here.
Think out of the BOX (14 min, Palestine)
Experimental short palestinian film about mental blockades we build in our heads (2014, director Mohammed Dosouqi)
The dialog at Izbab at Habib (12 min, Finland)
Dialogue between an Israeli peace activist Yaakov Manor, our local, Palestinian EAPPI contact and driver in the village of Jayyus, Abed Khalid and Musa Tabib the second man of Izbat at Tabib village. This dialogue was filmed on the 5th of December 2013 at a demonstration in the village of Izbat at Tabib, in the north of The West Bank. (2014, director Elina Makila)
Moi Yalla! is both a film festival and a cultural exchange between Finland and Palestine. It is the first event of its kind in Helsinki. We will screen films back to back, exploring what makes us different and showing where we are the same. "Make films, not wars".
The festival will host a questions and answers session, workshops and introduce few guests, two of them have travelled all the way from Jenin, Palestine for the event.
Tickets are 6,5-8€. You can also purchase a day ticket for Saturday or Sunday for the price of 14€ or a Festival Pass for the entire festival for 25€.