Love and film taking over Tartu
The Tartu Love Film Festival, known as tARTuFF! In Estonia, has returned to the country's second largest city.
Taking place for the 10th time and running from August 3-8, festival guests can enjoy 16 films which are directly or indirectly related to love. The movies are about love on various levels – foremost, love for people, but also for animals, countries, nature, and even for sports.
Movies are shown on a big screen that is set up especially for the occasion, at the historical and romantic Town Hall Square, forming the biggest open air cinema in Baltic states for six days.
There will also be a slightly spooky night screening by the ruins of Toome Church on Saturday, August 8, where Roman Polanski's classic “Rosemary's Baby” will be shown.
Film lovers can finish with a big Saturday night blast at Love Party in Rotalia House, which will shine in laser-beams. For couples, there will be a "romance corner," but those without a partner do not need to worry – the organizers offer a chance to find one's soulmate at a speed-dating event.