Title:Juris Podnieks Bursary Film (Riga) Accursed Town
Date:18th June 1995
Summary:The Estonian town Paldiski, situated 50 km from Tallin was, until Autumn 1994, home to one of the secret naval bases of the USSR, complete with its own nuclear reactor and the largest training centre for submarines in the Soviet Union. At the time when the military were moving out, the film looks at the town both through the eyes of people who were evicted from their homes before 1939, and those who moved there to work at the base and have decided to stay in what is now a ghost town.
Description:PRODUCTION OF A FILM BY THE YOUNG FILM-MAKER SELECTED UNDER THE BURSARY SCHEME.