Antti Selkokari

Film Critic, Finland

Antti SelkokariAntti Selkokari, born in 1963, is a film critic with a wide and long experience. After his studies of sociology, journalism and art history in his former home town Tampere he worked as a film critic for various media. He deepened his expertise of Finnish cinema  by contributing to the International Film Guide 1998-2012. Now he lives in Helsinki and writes for the newspaper "Aamulehti".

Nordic Cinema 2009: "Trying To Be Good Can Be Bad For You" By Antti Selkokari

in 32nd Goteborg International Film Festival

In rather many films seen in the Nordic competition ... read more

"Times and Winds": Images for both the heart and the mind By Antti Selkokari

in 25th Istanbul International Film Festival

What is really striking about with Reha Erdem's Time... read more

How a Journalistic Approach Has Ruined Documentary Filmmaking By Antti Selkokari

in 12th Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival

Three recent documentaries at the Thessaloniki Docum... read more

Acting As Yourself or As Somebody Else — Re-enactments in Film

in 60th International Short Film Festival, Oberhausen

It is rather easy to spot trends or features uniting... read more

The Unemployed Get Restless, Possibly Mutinous

in 34th Istanbul Film Festival

Rarely does a film have the kind of thematic richnes... read more

A Weasel, Bullies, Odd Nice Men and a Moral Giant: Male Ethos as Seen in the Official Selection of the 60th International Film Festival Valladolid

in 60th Valladolid International Film Festival

What makes a man a man? What defines a male’s value?... read more

Closer to Home

in 57th Krakow Film Festival

A number of works from the documentary film competit... read more