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BRIDGES OF TIME

by Kristīne Briede, Audrius Stonys

synopsis

In the beginning of 60ties behind the Iron Wall a new generation of filmmakers in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia challenged the Soviet dogma of propaganda newsreels and turned documentary filmmaking into a form of Art. They explored metaphor, promoted associative thinking, balanced facts and images in an earlier unseen and groundbreaking visual language – all that was and is called Poetic cinema.
Half a century later we try to build bridges of time and detect how the old masters were thinking and how they managed – in the midst of that vast Soviet Solaris Ocean – to put a Human in the focus and search for the answers to the Eternal questions – the ones that every generation has to answer anew…

international title: Bridges of Time
original title: Laika tilti
country: Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia
year: 2018
genre: documentary
directed by: Kristīne Briede, Audrius Stonys
film run: 80'
screenplay: Kristīne Briede, Ramune Rakauskaite, Arunas Matelis, Riho Västrik
cinematography by: Valdis Celmiņš, Audrius Kemežys
film editing: Kostas Radlinskas, Andra Doršs
producer: Uldisb Cekulis
production: Studio Nominum, VFS Films, OÜ Vesilind
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