European Union Film Festival



2014, Reinis Kalnaellis, Latvia, 75 min.

Show Times

  • Fri, Mar 6th 6:00pm
  • Sun, Mar 8th 3:00pm

An ancient Latvian folk tale is the basis for this colorful animated feature in the tradition of Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella. A vengeful sorceress casts a kingdom’s princess into a deep sleep at the top of an icy mountain, where she awaits release from the spell that will destroy the land. Of all the men vying for the honor, the shy outcast son of a family of thugs is the most unlikely. Director Kalnaellis brings a playful sense of humor to the characterizations and adds zippy contemporary elements including a chorus of wisecracking crows. In Latvian with English subtitles. Special advance screening courtesy of Paul Thiltges Distribution. DCP digital. (BS)

Immediately following the Friday screening, the audience is invited to a reception in our Gallery/café hosted by Whole Foods Market.

Note: No free passes, festival passes or blue tickets will be valid for the opening night screening.

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