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Kino! and Retro-kino! fortnightly Estonian films at Sydney Estonian House

“Sydney Eesti Selts has revamped its kino program for 2022. Kino! and Retro-kino! are fortnightly screenings of contemporary and classic Estonian film screened at Estonian House. Exploring new themes every fortnight & paired with a short film, “Kino!” focuses on new, experimental film whilst retro-kino! looks back critically at Estonian cinema made between 1912-1991. Kino! program seeks to create a fun and engaging platform for people to engage with Estonian film and enjoy the company and thoughts of others.”

retro-kino! – 19th June

  • Omad / True (2018)
  • Hukkunud Alpinisti Hotell / Dead Mountaineer’s Hotel (1979)

kino! – 3rd July

  • Jää / Ice (2017)
  • Vehkleja / The Fencer (2015)

retro-kino! – 17th July

  • Laenatud naene / The Borrowed Wife (1913)
  • Härmävidäjä (2021)
  • Keskpäevane praam / The Midday Ferry (1967)

kino! – 7th August

  • Kolm Päeva Augustis / Three August Days (2018)
  • Eesti Matus / Estonian Funeral (2021) OR Nullpunkt / Zero Point (2014) – TBC

retro-kino! – 14th August

  • Karujaht Pärnumaal / Bear Hunt in Pärnu (1914)
  • Kaleidoskoop / Kaleidoscope (2014)
  • Hullumeelsus / Madness (1969)

Doors open from 5:00pm with films starting around 5:30pm. Tickets will be able to be pre-purchased online via TryBooking or at the bar on the night. Estonian-style toasties and drinks will be available for purchase. Tickets cost $10 for Estonian society members and $15 for non-members. Every film includes English subtitles. You can view the proposed movie schedule on our Trybooking page. Visit the TryBooking site here: 

More information and updates for each event will be released closer to the date in the Sydney Estonian Society’s monthly email. Please contact lachlan.bell@eesti.org.au for more information.

By Kristi Barrow

Loves all things Estonian. Especially Crafters Elderflower gin. Aussie born.