November 30, 2017 at 10:52 am EDT | by Mariah Cooper
‘Tom of Finland’ opens in D.C. Dec. 6
Tom of Finland, gay news, Washington Blade

A scene from ‘Tom of Finland.’ (Photo courtesy of Helsinki Film)

“Tom of Finland” premieres in D.C. at Landmark’s E Street Cinema (555 11th St., N.W.) on Wednesday, Dec. 6.

The Finnish biopic tells the true story of erotic artist Touko Laaksonen who gained recognition for his homoerotic drawings of masculine men. The film, which stars Pekka Strang, Lauri Tilkanen and Seumas F. Sargen, follows Laaksonen as he returns to Helsinski after World War II and faces discrimination as a gay artist. General admission tickets are $10. Children and senior tickets are $9.50.

For a complete list of showtimes and more information, visit

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