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"Mērija’s Journey" (2018) Full-length film

"Mērija’s Journey"
Director: Kristīne Želve
Duration: 1 h. 22 min.
Language: Latvian, with Azerbaijani subtitles

A film, written and directed by Ms Kristīne Želve, based on authentic diaries by Mērija Grīnberga Senior from the collection of the Museum of History of Riga and Navigation. In 1944, 35-year-old Mērija Grīnberga was the only volunteer from the Latvian Museum of History staff who accompanied the museum values that the retreating Nazi Army was taking out of Latvia by train. Thanks to people like Mērija, the vital core of the Latvian culture has been preserved. Film shooting took place in Latvia and Czech Republic.