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Blizzard of Souls

Presented by Cleveland Institute of Art and The Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque at Online/Virtual Space

Jan 08 2021
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Feb 18 2021
Blizzard of Souls

Latvia’s official submission for this year’s Oscar for Best Int’l Feature Film, the most-watched Latvian film since the restoration of their independence, is a WWI drama based on a novel that was banned in the Soviet Union for 60 years.

Latvia | 2019 | Dzintars Dreibergs

Latvia’s official submission for this year’s Oscar for Best Int’l Feature Film is also the most-watched Latvian film since the restoration of that country’s independence. Based on a semi-autobiographical novel by Aleksandrs Grīns that was banned in the Soviet Union for 60 years, this lavishly mounted historical drama follows the exploits of a teen farm boy who serves as a rifleman in a Latvian battalion of the Imperial Russian Army during WWI. “A

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ADMISSION INFO

Blizzard of Souls, a Cinematheque streaming exclusive, can be viewed online from 1/8 thru at least 2/18 via the link below. Doing so supports the Cinematheque. Screening fee is $10, and you have 72 hours to watch it.

Blizzard of Souls is one of four official submissions for the 2021 Academy Award for Best Int’l Feature Film that we will open throughout January courtesy of distributor Film Movement. (The other three are Switzerland’s My Little Sister on 1/15, Sudan’s You Will Die at 20 on 1/22, and Japan’s True Mothers on 1/29.) A pass to watch all four costs $30.

 

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Latvia | 2019 | Dzintars Dreibergs

Latvia’s official submission for this year’s Oscar for Best Int’l Feature Film is also the most-watched Latvian film since the restoration of that country’s independence. Based on a semi-autobiographical novel by Aleksandrs Grīns that was banned in the Soviet Union for 60 years, this lavishly mounted historical drama follows the exploits of a teen farm boy who serves as a rifleman in a Latvian battalion of the Imperial Russian Army during WWI. “A more realistic 1917.” –Hollywood Reporter. Cleveland premiere. Subtitles. 123 min.

Blizzard of Souls, a Cinematheque streaming exclusive, can be viewed online from 1/8 thru at least 2/18 via the link below. Doing so supports the Cinematheque. Screening fee is $10, and you have 72 hours to watch it. Blizzard of Souls is one of four official submissions for the 2021 Academy Award for Best Int’l Feature Film that we will open throughout January courtesy of distributor Film Movement. (The other three are Switzerland’s My Little Sister on 1/15, Sudan’s You Will Die at 20 on 1/22, and Japan’s True Mothers on 1/29.) A pass to watch all four costs $30.

https://watch.eventive.org/blizzard/play/5ff481e8243a9400302ea1e3

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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