At the beginning of the 1960s, when the French pioneers of cinéma vérité set out to achieve a new realism, the Baltics witnessed the birth of a generation of documentarists who favored a more romantic view of the world around them. Kristīne Briede’s and Audrius Stonys’ meditative documentary essay pushes past the limits of the common historiographic investigation to create a portrait of less-clearly remembered filmmakers. Briede is Latvian filmmaker and producer of cultural and social projects, who has received a numerous recognitions for her projects in art and cinema. Stonys is a globally acclaimed Lithuanian documentary filmmaker and has received the Lithuanian National Prize of Culture and Arts.
Meet the filmmakers for Q&A at the screening.
Original language: lv, lt, et, he, ruSubtitles: en