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Kire lained

Kire Lained

1930 • Vladimir Gajdarov • 109 min
Fri 25 Aug 2023 19:00 Buy tickets »




This Estonian-German collaboration has action, twists, crooked criminals, gentlemen and beauties. Kire lained delves into the world of alcohol smuggling, controlled by criminals. The director and main star Gaidarov had many meaningful roles on Russia, Germanly and France, but soon retired after the silent era. Kire lained was the only film he directed. the movie will be presented by the Director of Film Archive of the National Archives of Estonia, Eva Näripea.




Lena & The Slide Brothers Trio

  • Lena Lindroos / bass,organs
  • Matti Kettunen / guitars
  • Juha Tanninen / percussions

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Kire Lained
Kire Lained
Kire Lained


Eva Näripea

Eva Näripea is the Director of the Film Archive of the National Archives of Estonia (since 2014), and a member of the Council of the Estonian Academy of Arts (since 2020). She has worked as researcher at the Estonian Academy of Arts, Estonian Literary Museum and University of Central Lancashire, as well as an editor for various scholarly journals, such as Studies in Art and Architecture/Kunstiteaduslikke Uurimusi, Baltic Screen Media Review (TLU) and Studies in Eastern European Cinema (Routledge). She has written extensively on Estonian and East European film history and contemporary cinema. In addition to her work as the head of the Film Archive, she continues to do research, currently focusing on the histories of film preservation and pre-World War II cinema in Estonia.


Festival info:


Organizer of the festival is Forssan mykkäelokuvayhdistys ry

The function of Forssan Mykkäelokuvayhdistys is to make silent film recognized and appreciated. The association has repaired, and still maintains one of the oldest functioning movie theaters in Europe (1906). The theater has been digitalized to suit today's challenges. The annual Silent Film Festivals have been organized since 2000. You can support our cause by becoming a supporting member.

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Loimi-Hämeen Jätehuolto Oy
Taiteen edistämiskeskus