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HYY <3 Helsinki International Film Festival


HYY and HIFF – Love & Anarchy offer student union members a 10€ discount on the festival voucher (11 films) and half-price tickets for a special student series. The 30th Helsinki International Film Festival is 14–24 September.

Student Union members can buy the festival voucher (11 screenings + catalogue) starting Friday 1 Sept at Kino Engel during opening hours. Starting 7 Sept, discount vouchers are available also at Kinopalatsi theatre (Kaisaniemenkatu 2) and the Festival Centre at Yrjönkatu. See further info at

HYY has its own student series at the festival. Members will get tickets at half-price for five screenings Mon–Fri 18–22 Sept. Ticket sales for individual screenings will start 7 Sept at 10 AM. Discount tickets are available at Kino Engel, Kinopalatsi and the Festival Centre.

During the festival, discount vouchers and single tickets are available to purchase at all the festival's theatres. See locations at

Films in the HYY series at Savoy theatre

Mon 18 Sept 4 PM A Ciambra 

Tue 19 Sept 4 PM A Gentle Creature 

Wed 20 Sept 4 PM David Lynch: the Art Life 

Thu 21 Sept 4 PM Newton 

Fri 22 Sept 4 PM The Summit 

When purchasing the discount festival voucher or the individual screening tickets you must present a student card with a valid year tag (for the autumn term 2017) to verify your student union membership. If you do not have a student card, present your study certificate from the university and your ID. Both vouchers and tickets for individual screenings are limited to one per person.

The entire festival programme will be announced 1 September.