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Bridges of Time (15) + ScreenTalk

New East Cinema

Bridges of Time

This beautiful, poetic film explores the lesser known generation of documentary filmmakers of the Baltic New Wave, with moving extracts from features shot in 1960s Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

In the early 1960s, when the filmmakers behind the French New Wave were achieving a new realism, a generation of documentary makers in the Baltics set out to depict a more poetic depiction of the world around them.

This stunning meditative documentary essay, made by a Lithuanian director and a Latvian writer, creates a glorious tribute to filmmakers who have been neglected in cinema histories, a cinematic poem to cinematic poets.

Released in the year that Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania all celebrated their 100th birthday, Kristine Briede and Audrius Stonys 's documentary was a critical hit at the 2018 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.

Following this screening director Kristine Briede and producer Uldis Cekulis will be interviewed by curator Olya Sova.

Latvia/Lithuania/Estonia 2018 Dirs Kristine Briede, Audrius Stonys 80 mins

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New East Cinema is presented in collaboration with Calvert 22, the Barbican and HOME.

In collaboration with Embassy of Latvia to United Kingdom and ‘part of Latvia 100 celebrations’

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