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ANNIKA HAAS, PLANE WATCHERS (2010 – 2011)

by documentEast Annika Haas, Plane Watchers (2010 – 2011) Annika Haas, Plane Watchers (2010 – 2011) Watchers (2010 – 2011), a series shot by an Estonian photographer Annika Haas, is a fascinating story of ‘the dacha-district in the surroundings of Tallinn Airport, a relic of the Soviet era’ in contemporary Estonia. Workers of a local […]

Baltic cinema goes to Hollywood – Andrey Zvyagintsev’s Leviathan

With just 2 weeks left to the Oscar awards ceremony, Crossing the Baltic takes a look at the nominees from the Baltic rim. This week the focus is on Andrey Zvyagintsev’s Leviathan. by Mateusz Zatoński The past months have been a rewarding time for Baltic cinema. Many movies produced in the region made a splash in […]

DocumentEAST: KARLIS BERGS, BETWEEN THE LAKE AND THE SEA, 2011 – 2013

by Magda Niedużak All images from Karlis Bergs, Between the Lake and the Sea, 2011 – 2013 Between the Lake and the Sea (2011 – 2013) by a Latvian photographer Karlis Bergs is yet another documentary project about human relationship to nature [see here for a post about Moscow’s wastelands]. After many years, Bergs returns to a village […]

Amber – Gold from the Baltic Sea

by Mateusz Zatonski Amidst all this a silver river flows Under crags by the waving reeds, The far-flowing Vistula pours over marble pebbles, Her head in a wreath of willows; She divides into three at the coast, Where boats toss gently, and like dolphins On the water glimmering with gold The shores shine with amber… […]

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