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From Latvia to Beechworth: Personal Journeys

ACMI, Australia, 2010
11 mins

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Beate and Marta immigrated to Australia with their families, changing their lives forever. Leaving behind their native homeland, Latvia, both women struggled with finding acceptance, a new language, new customs and a foreign environment in Australia.

This film showcases the strength, humour and humanity needed to survive and flourish in a new land. Inga, her mother Beate and their friend Marta reflect on their lives and traditions, old and new.
 
 
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