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Bright Lights Launch Party

Synopsis

Bright Nights: The 7th Baltic-Nordic Film Festival

On February 2nd, join the Canadian Film Institute to kick off the 7th annual edition of Bright Nights: The Baltic Nordic Film Festival,

The party is one-of-a-kind experience, presented in partnership with the Embassies of Denmark, Estonia, Latvia, Finland, Lithuania, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. Enjoy the live entertainment, the screening of a rare film, complimentary food and drink samples courtesy of the host countries, and more! You don’t want to miss it.

The main entertainment for the evening will be a collaborative cinematic performance breathing sound into the Norwegian silent film Under forvandlingens lov / Under the Law of Change (dir. Halfdan Nobel Roede, 1911, 27 min) – the oldest Norwegian film to survive in its entirety! The film will be accompanied by live music, created specifically for this presentation by local musicians Chime of Wrens & Depth of Field .

“Camillo and Fancisca discover that their spouses, Julia and Arthus, are having an affair. They sedate the two and lock them into cages, until they get sick of each other.”

Come out, bring your pals and enjoy a chilled-out-night-out while supporting the arts, local talent, and a great collection of films from the Baltic-Nordic region.