Ausma

Spoon – Laila Pakalnina (2019)

Before I say a single word about Laila Pakalnina‚Äôs new film Spoon (2019), I need to thank Elina Reitere and the Latvian Film Institute, who allow me to discover the filmography of Pakalnina. It is…


Ausma – Laila Pakalnina (2015)

How does one handle a film, which so strikingly resembles human memory, in particular traumatic memory? The Baltic states have had a tumultuous history, most of which isn’t known in the world, let alone in…