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Join us on the 4th June for the screening of Tuntematon Sotilas / The Unknown Soldier (2017). Part of our new program to expand our reach and diversity in films, this Finnish epic is an adaptation of A film adaptation of Väinö Linna’s best selling novel The Unknown Soldier (1954) and the novel’s unedited manuscript version, Sotaromaani. Telling the story of a machine gun company deployed in 1941 to fight the incoming Soviet army, the story shows the immense toll of war on both body and mind. It is one of the highest grossing films produced in Finland and one of the most expensive.

Kino! showcases a range of voices and languages from our Estonian and broader Finno-Ugric community. Our 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. Kino klubi also provides you new access to our extensive collection through a membership program allowing you month-long rentals for free!

Each screening will run start around 5.30pm, doors at 5pm. Entry is free and donations are welcome as a non-profit community organisation run by volunteers all proceeds of from this event go directly back into our community to help support our cultural activities for the next generation of Estonians.

The bar will be open with Estonian-style toasties available for purchase. Follow us on Instagram @kino.sydneyeesti for updates and more or email us at kino.sydney@eesti.org.au

Note: All films are subtitled in English.

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