Upcoming Events - ​Events by Friends of FFNCC

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Address:1636 R Street Northwest, Washington, DC.

The closest Metro station is Dupont Circle, red line

AFI European Union Film Showcase: Maria’s Paradise (Marian Paratiisi)

DIR Zaida Bergroth; SCR Jan Forsström, Anna Viitala; PROD Daniel Kuitunen, Kaisla Viitala. Finland/Estonia, 2019, color, 110 min.

In Finnish with English subtitles


December 5, 7, 8

For times and tickets, go to AFI website, silver.afi.com/

In this chilling tale based on a real-life scandal from 1920s Finland, charismatic cult leader Maria Åkerblom leads her devout followers to Helsinki. Among them is the adoring teenager Salome, who was orphaned at a young age and knows nothing of life outside her community in their rural farmhouse. When Salome befriends local sex worker Malin, her worldview is challenged, and she is torn between the promise of newfound freedom and Maria's dangerous, all-consuming love.

Official Selection, 2019 Toronto, Helsinki and Chicago film festivals.

(Note adapted from LevelK/AFI)

Address: AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD.  Closest Metro station – Red Line

Finnish Embassy Film Series

To celebrate Finland’s Presidency of the Council of the EU, the Embassy of Finland presents a new film series.

Come join us for a movie night every second Tuesday of the month this fall.

Program details and information on how to register, can be found on the Embassy Facebook page,


The screening is free but you must register ahead of time. 


Address: Embassy of Finland, 3301 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington DC.  Closest Metro station - Dupont Circle, Red Line

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To verify the meeting room,

contact Chris Kalke at 301-864-1596 or ckalke@verizon.net

Nordic Dancers of Washington, DC

All Welcome to Join!

Come any Wednesday and learn traditional dances of Finland, Denmark, Iceland, and Norway, and Sweden. Music is provided by fiddler Paul Carlson. Newcomers are welcome; no prior dance experience is necessary.


The Nordic Dancers of Washington, DC begin their fall season Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 7:30 PM at Highland View Elementary School in Silver Spring, Maryland, and, with the exception of the week of Thanksgiving, December 18 and 25, and January 1, will meet regularly on Wednesdays through May 22, 2020.

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