Saturday, 07 November 2020 18:00
Eesti Elu / Estonian Life Online
Two great Estonian related events starting this Saturday November 7, 2020 involving the Alberta Estonian Heritage Society, its president Kelly Schuler and AEHS guest Estonian language instructor Dr. Liina-Ly Roos in her role as a northern European cinema and media studies specialist.NORDIC PULSE
, a documentary film featuring visionary Estonian conductor Kristjan Järvi and his unique international orchestra, presented at the Calgary European Film Festival CEFFLIVE PANEL DISCUSSION
re: Nordic Pulse with participants conductor Kristjan Järvi, director David Donnelly and professor Liina-Ly Roos PhD , moderated by Alberta Estonian Heritage Society president Kelly Schuler.
Here are the basics. For details scroll down and follow the links.LIVE PANEL DISCUSSION
Sunday November 8 at 2:00PM MST (1:00PM PST, 4:00PM EST)
Recording of the panel discussion available Monday November 9
We encourage you to stream the film prior to the discussion.
to request a Zoom link for the panel discussion.
Please note, that by joining for the LIVE Panel you are consenting to being recorded. DOCUMENTARY FILM
Available across Canada for viewing on your laptop, smartphone, tablet, computer or television any time between the dates and times shown below in Mountain Standard Time.
Not available in USA or other locations.
Starts: Saturday Nov 7th, 2020 @ 12:00 PM MST
Ends: Sunday Nov 15th, 2020 @ 11:55 PM MS
Visit the 2020 Films page and click the “Tickets” button for the film you want to see.
Tickets for each film stream cost $10, and can be accessed by your entire household. It comes out to $11.92 with fees.
Tickets are on sale from Oct 21 until 10pm on Nov 15. Once you click on your streaming link, you will have 48-hours to finish watching the movie. During this 48-hour period, you can watch or restart the film as many times as needed.
The FAQ Question & Answer segment on the CEFF website provides much useful info.
Link to the festivalhttps://calgaryeuropeanfilmfestival.ca/
Direct link to Nordic Pulse and ticket purchasehttps://calgaryeuropeanfilmfestival.ca/2020-films/nordic-pulse/
2019, 58m, Germany, United States, Sweden, Italy, and Denmark
Director: David Donnelly
Genre: Documentary, Music
Join the Baltic Sea Philharmonic and their visionary leader Kristjan Jarvi as they electrify audiences across Europe and make musical history. Watch as the orchestra leader takes a group of individuals from different nations, conflicted countries, opposing beliefs and values, and unites them with the shared experience of musical creation.
All films at CEFF are presented in their original language with English subtitles.
Stream Availability: Full Festival
Geographic Availability: Across Canada.
Not available in USA or other locations.
to receive a Zoom link.
Live Panel Discussion Bios"The world is the way we create it, recreate it and reinvent it."
- Kristjan Järvi
We are excited to invite you to engage in a stimulating panel discussion and Q & A about Nordic Pulse, an AEHS (Alberta Estonian Heritage Society) presentation, with community support from the CPO (Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra), at CEFF (Calgary European Film Festival).
The film is by David Donnelly, featuring Kristjan Järvi and the Baltic Philharmonic made up of youth now grown into young professionals from 10 countries bordering the Baltic Sea. They do extraordinary and unheard of feats of spectacular Donnelly and Järvi are joined by Liina-Ly Roos in a moderated discussion by AEHS President Kelly Schuler. There will be a lively discussion on the dynamic themes and the relationships among the people making this unique spectacle of sound, light, visual art and technology combined in the beauty of story, stellar cinematography and great performance.Estonian Kristjan Järvi, conductor, producer, composer and arranger
lives and breathes music using its power to create spaces in which anything is possible. Kristjan Järvi has earned a reputation as one of the canniest and most innovative programmers on the classical scene. Taking his artistic flair to ecstatic heights with Sunbeam Productions and tours, as featured in the Nordic Pulse story, Järvi continues to inspire through whole new sound experiences.David Donnelly is the director of Nordic Pulse
. A U.S. filmmaker, speaker, writer, poet, entrepreneur, and artist, Donnelly has written and directed feature-length films, produced music videos, video installation art, short films, and feature-length documentaries. His work has been featured in publications including Forbes, Playbill and NPR. Donnelly’s first feature-length documentary Maestro has been translated into ten languages and is airing on international networks spanning five continents.Liina-Ly Roos, Ph.D
. specializes in twentieth to twenty-first century Nordic and Baltic culture with a specific focus on post-WWII and contemporary film, television and literature. Estonian-born Roos is a professor at the University of Wisconsin in German, Nordic and Slavic+ Studies. In addition, her fascinating work includes: Imagining the Post-Soviet Trauma in Nordic Cinema in Baltic Screen Media Review (2014) and her chapter on Melodrama, Childhood and Nordic Cultural Memory of War is forthcoming in Nordic War Stories (ed. Marianne Stecher). Liina-Ly's current book project The Not-Quite Child: Invisible Structures of Memory and Migration, analyzes the popular figure of the child in contemporary Nordic film and literature that illuminates unique ways of movement across proximate borders and the emotional histories of nations.When: LIVE Online Panel Event at 2:00 pm MST Sunday, 8 November 2020
Film Tickets and information about Nordic Pulse and other wonderful CEFF Films are available at: https://calgaryeuropeanfilmfestival.ca/2020-films/nordic-pulse/
Looking forward to seeing you! Remember to RSVP to get the link!
Kelly Schuler, Heili Strawbridge and Toomas Pääsuke
President and AEHS Film Committee for CEFF