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Doc Movie Marathon

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2:30 pm OUR HOME | MEITE KODOST

Lying off Estonia’s Baltic coast, Kihnu island is home to a community of 600 people whose cultural expressions and agricultural traditions have been kept alive over the centuries mostly by the island’s female population.

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ST. JOHN'S DAY | JAANIPÄEV

Every bona fide Estonian has met the midsummer solstice on the island of Saaremaa - anyone who has not, can’t possibly know what St. John’s celebration is truly about.


3:30 pm RAISING OF THE FLAG | LIPU HEISKAMINE
Intro by Directors Reet and Tom Mae

Fred Ise recounts how a group of patriotic youth raise a flag in the early morning of August 28, 1941 as the Russian army retreats and the German army advances into Tallinn, the capital of Estonia. An Estonian flag is raised at the tower of Pikk Hermann, symbolically declaring Estonia's independence, if even for a moment.

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HOLODOMOR: VOICES OF SURVIVORS | HOLODOMOR: ELLU JÄÄNUTE HÄÄLED
Intro by Director Ariandna Ochrymovych and Narrator Luba Goy

In 1932-33 millions of Ukrainians died of starvation during a famine engineered by Soviet dictator Josef Stalin. Through compelling eyewitness accounts from Ukrainian Canadians and rare archival footage, this docu-
mentary brings into focus a major historic atrocity, the legacy of which continues to be felt in world events today.


5:30 pm ARTISTS TALK
Retrospective with Ülo Pikkov and screening of his films:

Film: BODY MEMORY | KEHA MÄLU (10 min)

What can an old apple tree tell us? What mysteries are hidden in his roots, gnarled over time? Does he remember the serpent and the lost Paradise?

Film: TICK TOCK | TIK TAK (10 min)

The Watchmaker controls time, but the mouse living in the Watchmaker's work-shop controls the clocks. Thoughts about time and its ephemeral nature.

Film: EMPTY SPACE | TÜHI RUUM (11 min)

In 1944, Leonhard Lina (1914–1994), a former officer of Estonian Defence Forces, went into hiding to avoid capture and imprisonment. Trapped in a small hollow in the double ceiling of a potato storage and longing for home, he built a miniature replica of it. materials. After ten years of being underground, Leonhard received a message that he was not being accused of anything. Merike was 10 years old when she finally got her present.

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