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"Paradise '89" to get world premiere at Sweden’s BUFF International Film Festival

BC, Riga, 14.02.2018.Print version

“Paradise ‘89” a new feature film by Latvian director Madara Dislere, will get its world premiere on March 19 at the BUFF International Film Festival in Sweden, the project’s representative Aleksa Springe told LETA.

Dislere’s film has also been included in the program of Norway’s Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival where it will be shown on April 26.

The film’s premiere in Latvia is scheduled for February 22. The film’s news conference will also take place on the same day at the Splendid Palace cinema in Riga.

“Paradise ‘89” tells a story of two sisters, aged 7 and 9, who arrive in a small town to spend summer holidays with their cousins. It’s August 1989, and the Awakening Movement is under way in Latvia to shake off the Soviet regime.

The film is one of the cinematic projects that are being developed as part of Latvia’s Centenary Film program.

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