24th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival
The Only Way
A view of the socio-political reality of the Republic of Latvia before it was liberated from Soviet domination. The monochrome collage subvert the symbols of totalitarian power, shatters and breaks down propagandistic images of workers and former political representatives, and reveals the emptiness of their fragile ideological convulsions.
Latvian director and producer Viesturs Graždanovičs (1965), founder of 2ANNAS, one of the most important experimental film festivals in the Baltics, discovers hidden meanings in his highly-edited films made with archival materials with an emphasis on their aesthetic qualities.
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