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A connecting activity for all partner schools. The idea was to watch a historical movie ‚The Chronicles of Melania‘:

vimeo.com/149883620
password: taigamelanie

The film is based on the life story of Melānija Vanaga, a Latvian woman who managed to survive her deportation to Siberia. It is a truthful human character who was a part of the greatest tragedy facing the Latvian nation. The film is made in cooperation with Czech State Cinematography Fund and the title role is played by Austrian actress Sabine Timoteo. It has been a success around Europe and even nominated for Hollywood Oscar as the best foreign movie.

After watching a film the students (aged 12+) were given some English language tasks to do.

Comprehension check (PDF)

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