WE KNEW

SAVĒJIE SAPRATĪS

By Igors LINGA

SCREEN VISION - as PROD

Documentary - Production 2012

Choosing the fate of rock musician was similar to be a dissident.

    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • Documentary, Musical
    • Countries
    • LATVIA
    • Languages
    • LATVIAN
    • Duration
    • 52 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Igors LINGA
    • Producer(s)
    • Kristians LUHAERS (Screen Vision), Mareks BERENTS (Screen Vision)
    • Synopsis
    • This music documentary will be about how rock music and rock musicians during the last decades of Soviet era despite of censorship and retaliation helped to break the wall and led to gaining the independence of three Baltic States.
      Right from the beginning in 60ties Soviet Union tried to discourage, restrict with all means expansion of rock music. It was always something bad - they called it “rotten fruit of degraded capitalisms, what demoralizing minds of Soviet youth”. Despite of that rock “break the wall” – made a hole in “Iron Curtain” and gain hearts and minds of tens of thousands young people who lived behind that curtain.
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