My Favorite War

Ilze Burkovska Jacobsen | 81:57 | 2020 | Latvia & Norway

September 23 to October 4
Passes or tickets



This is the personal story of the director, Ilze, growing up in Cold-War Latvia, USSR. It’s a coming of age story, a personal escape route from the mighty authoritarian regime’s brainwashing. An antiwar film, emphasizing the importance of an individual’s freedom being a democratic society’s fundamental right.

Trailer: Vimeo

Ilze Burkovska Jacobsen

Ilze Burkovska Jacobsen

Latvian born film director living and working in both Norway and Latvia. She has done eight documentaries and more that 20 hours of TV animation-/ documentary series.
The documentary My Mother’s Farm was screened in IDFA mid-length competition in 2009, it won the Best Latvian Documentary as well as Best TV Documentary in Norway.
Her company’s TV animation-/ documentary series, “My Body Belongs to Me” won an International Emmy Award in 2018.