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The Ballad of Bering Strait

  • Release Date: Feb 19, 2003
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 38 min.
  • Genres: Art House/Foreign
  • Director:Nina Gilden Seavey


Directed by [[Performer~P236902~Nina Gilden Seavey~ninagildenseavey]], The Ballad of Bering Strait is a documentary about a group of Russian teenagers who move to Nashville to make it big as country stars. The band [[Performer~P323674~Bering Strait~beringstrait]] started in Obninsk, Russia, after a music teacher had introduced his students to bluegrass. In 1992, the lead guitarist, Ilya Toshinsky, visited the Tennessee Banjo Institute, and a year later the band moved to Oak Ridge, TN, on an exchange...more

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