Sad Eyes: Earthy Psychedelia from Vilnius’s Curly One

Sad Eyes: Earthy Psychedelia from Vilnius’s Curly One

"Vilnius's music scene is a hotbed of surprising talent over which the spirit of Garbanotas soars high and mighty..."Continue Reading →

Harvest of Wetland: Images of a Remarkable Lithuanian Allotment

Harvest of Wetland: Images of a Remarkable Lithuanian Allotment

In 2002, frustrated with the long journey to legally receiving an allotment, a self-governed space was established by a group of pensioners on a piece of wetland in Šiauliai, Lithuania.Continue Reading →

DB Recommends: Mācītājs On Acid

DB Recommends: Mācītājs On Acid

Maarja Merivoo-Parro tells us why we should all be listening to some legendary Latvian-American punkContinue Reading →

Siberian Exile: Blood, War and a Granddaughter’s Reckoning

Siberian Exile: Blood, War and a Granddaughter’s Reckoning

Siberian Exile tells the story of the author's grandmother, Ona, deported to deepest Siberia during Lithuania's occupation by the Soviet UnionContinue Reading →

Faith and Pride in Hard Times: Igor Trepeshchenok’s Images of Latgale

Faith and Pride in Hard Times: Igor Trepeshchenok’s Images of Latgale

Igor Trepeshchenok is a Latvian photographer currently based in Hamburg, as well as the founder of Ost SEE magazine, which publicises photographers from the Baltic states. His previous works have…Continue Reading →

Fiction: Nora Ikstena – Soviet Milk

Fiction: Nora Ikstena – Soviet Milk

"I don’t remember 15 October 1969. There are people who swear they remember their birth. I don’t."Continue Reading →

Fiction: The Easiest – Rasa Aškinytė

Fiction: The Easiest – Rasa Aškinytė

"I know who I was in my previous lives (although I might have mixed up the order of events)..."Continue Reading →

Previews of Baltic Screen Week in London

Previews of Baltic Screen Week in London

This week in London, Baltic View is putting on a series of films from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Previews and trailers here.Continue Reading →

Photographic Notes on Latvia’s Capital – Ģirts Raģelis

Photographic Notes on Latvia’s Capital – Ģirts Raģelis

Ģirts Raģelis's project Pilsētas piezīmes [City Notes] gives a fascinating insight into the many contrasting sides of the largest city in the Baltic states.Continue Reading →

Lichen – Adam Cullen

Lichen – Adam Cullen

If I had a car/ if we had time/ I'd take you/ first to a ferry/ and then/ over sea/ island-bound...Continue Reading →

Film Focus: Together For Ever

Film Focus: Together For Ever

"Natural and believable performances transport you to modern Vilnius and allows you to experience how families cope in post-modern society."Continue Reading →

For Those Forgotten by History: The Sun Sets in the East

For Those Forgotten by History: The Sun Sets in the East

Alexander Belinski and Agne Dovydaityte's feature-length documentary is based on a Lithuanian peasant’s diary from 1984Continue Reading →