“Tom of Finland” screenings POSTPONED

24th April 2020, 12:00 am

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Date(s) - 24th Apr 2020 - 30th Apr 2020
All Day

Location
White Cine Quinto

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Touko Laaksonen, a decorated officer, returns home after a harrowing and heroic experience serving his country in World War II, but life in Finland during peacetime proves equally distressing. He finds postwar Helsinki rampant with homophobic persecution, and men around him even being pressured to marry women and have children. Touko finds refuge in his liberating art, specializing in homoerotic drawings of muscular men, free of inhabitations. His work – made famous by his signature ‘Tom of Finland’ – became the emblem of a generation of men and fanned the flames of a gay revolution.

Director: Dome Karukoski
RUNNING TIME: 1h 56 min
2017 / Finland / Sweden / Denmark / Germany
© Helsinki-filmi Oy, 2017


“Reality & Fantasy: The World of Tom of Finland” POSTPONED

24th Apr 2020 – 11th May 2020 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm –                     Following the spread of COVID-19 worldwide, and in accordance with the recommendations of Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare and WHO, this show is postponed. The exhibition, and the accompanying programs, will take place in full at a new date this year, once the […]

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