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“Linguistic resistance” in Book Smugglers documentary February 3, 2011: BOOK SMUGGLERS trailer from ERA FILM on Vimeo. Book Smugglers is a documentary exploring the risks taken by the Lithuanian "book smugglers" who fought to preserve their language and literature when the Russian Tsar Alexander II banned it from use in 1863. Books, newspapers and educational texts became contraband but the knygnešia kept them in [...] by