New Estonian cinema A2+ (Narva)

29.05.2024 18:00 - 20:30
Narva eesti keele maja (Linda 2)
  • Language level required: A2+
  • Location: Narva eesti keele maja Linda 2
  • Time: 29.05.2024 kell 18:00 - 20:30
  • Format: Language Practice

‘New Estonian cinema’ is a monthly series of film evenings focused on recent Estonian cinema.
The series focuses mainly on the best Estonian comedy and drama films, but also features award-winning documentaries and artistic short films (BFM).
The movie nights´ aim is to introduce contemporary Estonian films and improve listening, reading, and discussion skills. The screenings are preceded and followed by a free-form discussion where participants share their thoughts; more complex (including colloquial) expressions found in the films and the background of the movies are also discussed before the screening. Each occasion also provides a specific information or worksheet.

On May 29 we will show the film "Vacationers"
Based on the short story by Juhan Smuul, the Estonian feature film The Vacationers is a summer comedy full of genuine passion and catching laughter. The legendary story unfolding on the island of Muhu, was defiantly moved by the film creators to the present day, as the characters created by Smuul are truly timeless.
Since the catch leaves much to be desired, fisherman Ärni decides to rent out rooms to summer residents during the celebration of Midsummer. This is a great plan, but it seems that Sohvia, her husband Johan, their son Juunior, the beautiful Erna – Sohvia’s sister, and her businessman boyfriend Ivo, who arrive at the picturesque farm on Muhu, will cause a lot of trouble for the owners. At first glance, it becomes clear to Ärni and his wife Laine that this company simply will not work together. The summer residents from the capital are filled with a sense of self-importance and require special treatment, but under the glossy facade lurk secrets that are revealed one by one as the scandal progresses.


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