Tuesday, 19 June 8:30pm followed by a Q&A with the costume designer Anna-Liisa Liiver.
‘In the Crosswind’ is an award winning Estonian drama film directed by Martti Helde.
June 14, 1941, 3 a.m. Over 40000 people from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are deported by Soviets to Siberia. Among them is a philosophy student Erna, a happily married mother of a little girl. Separated from her husband Erna and her daughter are dispatched together with other women and children to remote Siberian territories. Despite hunger, fear and brutal humiliation Erna never in next fifteen years loses her sense of freedom and hope of returning to homeland. The story is inspired by real events.
Artistic Achievement Award – Thessalanoki IFF, 2014 Greece;
Best Cinematography Award – Black Nights Film Festival, 2014, Estonia
Audience Awards: Festival International de Cinema de Tarragona 2015, Spain ; Leeds Film Festival, 2014
The film event is produced by Embassy of Estonia in London and the Baltic View.