"1944" film from Estonia

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Prosser Public Library
Community Room

Event Details

The year is 1944. As the Battle of the Tannenberg Line rages, Estonia finds itself trapped in the crossfire of the Red army of the the Russians and the Germans, who are fighting the Russian advance on the Third Reich.  Local Estonians are recruited/conscripted by both armies, causing the Estonians to take desperate measures to survive.  This film  by Elmo Nuganen, was the official entry from Estonia for Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards in 2016. 
Running time:  1 hour, 40 minutes,  not rated.
"A gritty war epic." ~~ Variety
"Grand-scale spectacle" ~~The Hollywood Reporter

See the film, and stay for casual conversation afterward.   No registration necessary. 


Event Type(s): Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adults
Carol Lennig
(860) 243-9721 ext. 3558