Edvīns Šnore

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Edvīns Šnore
Born (1974-03-21) March 21, 1974 (age 40)
Nationality Latvian
Alma mater University of Latvia
Occupation director, writer, editor
Known for The Soviet Story

Edvīns Šnore (born 21 March 1974 in Saulkrasti) is a Latvian film director.

Šnore's family comes from Kuldīga. He went to an upper school in Riga. During the Revolutions of 1989 he sympathized with the Popular Front of Latvia. He first studied political science in Norway, and then earned his Master at the University of Latvia. There he is currently working on his Ph.D. about the Western European view of the Holodomor.

Šnore has become known for his 2008 documentary The Soviet Story. For this film, he was awarded with the Latvian Order of the Three Stars in 2008, and the Estonian Order of the Cross of Terra Mariana in 2009.[1]


  1. ^ "Bearers of decorations". Official site of the President of the Republic of Estonia. 

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