Bright Nights: Baltic and Nordic Film Festival
4 April – 2 May 2023
Established in 2011, the Festival makes a comeback to the big screen at ByTowne Cinema. Experience the Baltic and Nordic vibes in cinema from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden. Presented in collaboration with the Embassies of the Baltic and Nordic nations.
A personal and deeply moving, coming of age story of director Ilze Burkovska-Jacobsen, while growing up in Cold-War Latvia, USSR. A captivating film of a young girl finding her own identity, truth and loyalty while on the path of escape from the brainwashing of the mighty authoritarian regime. MY FAVORITE WAR is an anti-war film that emphasizes the importance of everyone’s individual freedom as a fundamental right of a democratic society.