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Become a member! Support the Latvian Foundation!
2019-11-05

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Baltic Centennial celebrations - Baltic Film Festival
2018-11-08



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LF20L17 Displacement - 2020 Grant Recipient
2020-04-15

I recently began traveling the United States and Canada, photographing and recording the oral histories of former DPs who were in the DP camps that I have documented. I have been asked to present solo exhibitions of these works. I am always amazed at how few people know this story. I feel, especially given the refugee crisis today, that it is imperative to disseminate this history.

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Dvēseļu putenis/Blizard of Souls (LF18L04)
2020-04-01

A different point of view on the First World War told with the chilling truth of someone who has lived through combat and its shocking aftermath, Blizzard of Souls (Dveselu Putenis) derives its power from its strong, simple depiction of war seen through the eyes of an innocent 17-year-old soldier.

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Helga Merits new documentary about Seabrook Farms.
2019-04-30

Film producer Helga Merits (The Baltic University; Coming Home Soon) has started production on her new documentary about WW Baltic refugees who worked at Seabrook Farms, NJ.

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