2021 New York Baltic Film Festival Opening Night Film Announcement
The The Fourth Annual New York Baltic Film Festival (NYBFF) presented by Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America returns in 2021 as a hybrid festival with both in-person and virtual screenings on November 3-14.
The festival will kick off with the East Coast premiere of Goodbye Soviet Union (Hüvasti, NSVL, dir. Lauri Randla, Estonia/Finland, 2020), which follows the life and misadventures of Johannes and his eccentric Ingrian-Finnish family in the waning days of the Estonian Soviet Republic – from their idyllic hometown with a top-secret uranium factory, to the capital city of Tallinn pulsating with the spirit of independence. Lauri Randla’s playful, nostalgic, and thought-provoking debut feature won the Audience Award at the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival last year.
More information can be found in NYBFF newletter.