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Online festival Artdocfest/Riga
Online festival Artdocfest/Riga
D is for Division
  • 87 min
  • English, Russian, Latvian
  • Russian
Watch at Artdoc.media
An archive photo from 1940 of a murdered woman trying to save her son with her body becomes an inspiration for contemplating over film´s boundaries - geographical as well as metaphorical ones. People on different sides of the Latvian – Russian border sense the import of historical realities in a completely different way. One side associates it with liberation, for the other side it means the loss of freedom. A well-known Latvian author, Davis Simanis, produces an explosive testament about the tension on EU´s eastern borders.
Film crew
  • Director:
    Davis Simanis
  • Screenwriter:
    Davis Simanis
  • Cinematographer:
    Aigars Sermukss
  • Producer:
    Guntis Trekteris
  • Composer:
    Michal Rataj
Information
  • Theme:
    History, Politics, Cinematograph, War, Terrorism
  • Film studio:
    Ego Media
  • Language:
    English, Russian, Latvian
  • Subtitles:
    Russian
  • Artdocfest 2018
    Environment
  • Artdocfest 2020
    Online festival Artdocfest/Riga