Special workshop for participants from the Baltic countries

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FILM REVIEW: Hail, Vladimir! in “The Master Plan”

[ The review of the film “Tha Master Plan” – Latvian, Lithuanian and Estonian co-production. ]

First the disclaimer: I provided the English-language voiceover for “The Master Plan”, a new documentary film from the Baltic states purporting to show the extent and influence of Kremlin-financed NGOs operating in the region. I also know several of the journalists involved in the making of the film – and regardless of any other consideration, they deserve the highest praise for managing to get a film made in the Baltic states, where money for any kind of celluloid adventure is extremely limited. There’s the first contrast with Vladimir Putin’s Russia.

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