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21/10/2020 | 18:00

Kumu Documentary: Premiere: Ülo Sooster. The Man Who Dried A Handkerchief In The Wind

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21/10/2020 | 18:00

Kumu Documentary: Premiere: Ülo Sooster. The Man Who Dried A Handkerchief In The Wind

Kumu Art Museum
Film
Kumu Documentary

Director Liliya Vyugina
Estonia-Russia 2020, 83 min
In Estonian and Russian with English subtitles

 

After ten years in a Soviet labour camp in Karaganda, the Estonian artist Ülo Sooster (1924‒1970) didn’t return to his homeland but settled in Moscow and became the most influential trend-setter for a whole generation of Soviet non-conformist artists.

Narrated by the artist’s son Tenno-Pent Sooster, this film features rare footage and interviews with Sooster’s contemporaries in the 1960s, as well as leading experts from the Kumu Art Museum, the Tartu Art Museum and The Tretyakov Gallery.

We wish to thank Baltic Film Production OÜ.

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