Three for the Weekend in Latvia: Eurocrats on film, modern art, flea market

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A documentary on Brussels, a virtual showcase of modern art, as well as a regular flea market is in the program for this week's events in Latvia.

Eurocrats redeemed

Brussels, a documentary on Latvians working in Brussels is being screened over the weekend at K Suns and Splendid Palace film houses over the weekend. Directed by Inese Kļava of Dokumentālists fame, it examines the life of people dedicated to the European idea at a pressing time for the union. It will be screened with English subtitles.

"Who loves Europe, really? Who will defend it? Aren't the 70 years of piece and cooperation just a nice dream which we'll awake from tomorrow?" the film's description reads.

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The great modernists

Very much a commercialized event though probably of interest, The Great Modernists multi-media show promises to provide an immersive virtual experience of modernist art, including pieces by Klimt, Monet, Degas, and others.

Read more about the show, which unveils May 10, here

Flea market in Āgenskalns

Meanwhile the Āgenskalns market in the eponymous Rīga neighborhood is hosting an event for those willing to sell or buy vintage wares on Sunday. 

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