Night Visions International Film Festival and Tuska Open Air Metal Festival join forces at the end of June, 2018, when Tuska kicks off in Suvilahti in Helsinki, Finland. On the Tuska grounds, all the Night Visions events take place at Solmusali, and the showtime on every festival day is 5.00 PM.
Free entry for everyone who makes it to the Tuska festival area. Please be aware that the number of seats at the venue is limited, so show up early to make sure you fit in.
Friday, June 29th, from 5.00 pm to 6.30 pm
Iron Sky The Coming Race and the future prospects of the (Iron Sky) Universe
Director and visionary Timo Vuorensola provides us with a sneak peek of Iron Sky The Coming Race, internationally the most anticipated feature film to emerge (soon!) from Finland. Additionally, Vuorensola will provide an insight on what else to expect from the Iron Sky Universe in the future – and show some audiovisual footage from the upcoming projects exclusively to the Tuska audience.
Saturday, June 30th, from 5.00 pm to 6.30 pm
Night Visions Short Cuts
A prime selection of the latest cutting edge horror, fantasy and science fiction short films.
Sound from the Deep (dir. Joonas Allonen & Antti Laakso, Finland 2017, 29 min)
A rarely seen Finnish exploration of the fascinating themes of H.P. Lovecraft in a contemporary setting.
Voyager (dir. Kjersti Helen Rasmussen, Norway 2017, 7 min)
The directorial debut of one of the screenriters of the Norwegian hit Villmark Asylum (2015), Voyager is a dream-like science fiction tale set in and around the Global Seed Vault of the Arctic island of Svalbard.
Don’t Open Your Eyes (dir. Adrian Garcia Bogliano & Andrea Quiroz, Sweden 2017, 11 min)
The Mexico-based genre maestro Bogliano (Here Comes the Devil, Scherzo Diabolico, Late Phases) and his co-director Quiroz make a surprise turn with their latest horror short shot entirely in Sweden – and in Swedish!
Sons of Bitches (dir. Arnaud Baur, Switzerland 2017, 20 min)
Set in Wisconsin of 1896, Sons of Bitches is an unscrupulous, visually stunning horror western emerging from Switzerland edited and produced by Olivier Beguin, the mastermind behind the Night Visions hit Chimeres (2013).
Alisa (dir. Johannes Lilja & Anne-Mari Musturi, Finland 2018, 13 min)
A Night Visions goes Tuska world premiere, Alisa is atmospheric backwoods horror from the newcomers Lilja & Musturi.
The Unknown Soldier Redux (dir. Anssi Määttä, Finland 2017, 5 min)
This compact science fiction tale of war pays a twisted tribute to the iconic Finnish World War II novel The Unknown Soldier and its movie adaptations.
Sunday, July 1st, from 5.00 pm to 6.30 pm
Feature film screening: 31 (dir. Rob Zombie, USA 2016, 88 min)
The latest feature from the one and only Rob Zombie is a story of a travelling carnival group forced to participate in a deadly game orchestrated by Father Murder (Malcolm “A Clockwork Orange” McDowell) and featuring – among other things – killer midgets, chainsaws and a truckload of graphic imagery in the genuine Rob Zombie vein.