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NY Baltic Film Fest Features Latvian Westerns & Eastern Blocs

Goodbye Soviet Union 

Running online and in person, the New York Baltic Film Festival returns Novermber 3rd to the 14th, 2021. The in person portion of the fest will be held at the Scandinavia House (58 Park Ave) from November 3 to 7, with the online portion running the 5th to the 14th. Established in 2018, the New York Baltic Film Festival features the dramatic, the historical, the supernatural, and the touching moments of film from Lithuania, Estonia, and Latvia.

Films include:

  • In the Mirror
    Once upon a time, there was Snow White and her father, when along came a gym-obsessed stepmother, and countless selfies.
  • Goodbye Soviet Union
    A nostalgic coming-of-age comedy about the misadventures of Johannes and his eccentric Ingrian-Finnish family in the waning days of the Estonian Soviet Republic.
  • A Year Full of Drama
    A young woman who has never been to the theater takes on an ambitious experiment to spend a year immersed in drama, as she tries to find her place in the world.
  • Runner
    Maria is frantically searching for her boyfriend who is missing after his latest psychotic episode. Armed with patience and love, she chases down clues throughout the city, but the real story keeps evading her.
  • Wild East
    The first Latvian Western mixes scheming aristocrats, runaway brides, and a missing inheritance with intrigue, shotguns and sailboats. Where will this road take us? 

 And more!

Many films will also include live Q&As with the filmmakers. Check the NYBFF website for more info.

To learn more, go to:

New York Baltic Film Festival
November 3 - 14, 2021

Scandinavia House
58 Park Ave, New York, NY 10016


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