Escaping Riga


Film ‘Escaping Riga’ tells a fascinating story about the unique and tragic friendship of Russian filmmaker Sergey Eisenstein and British philosopher Isaiah Berlin. Dir. Dāvis Sīmanis, camera – Andrejs Rudzāts and Valdis Celmiņš, art directors – Ieva Romānova and Kristīne Plūksna-Zvagule, make-up artist – Sarmīte Balode, editing director – Andra Lejniece, producer – Līga Gaisa, main cast – Mikhail Karasikov, Gints Grūbe, Mārtiņš Počs et al.

Thematic division: Thirst for the Ocean

Begins : 01.04.2014 16:00


  • Cinema 'Splendid Palace'

Form of event:

  • Presentation
  • Event

Category of event:

  • Cinema
  • History

Audience of event:

  • Youth
  • Adults

Project description:

This project is an attempt to reflect the events arising from WWI. A story about a curious friendship and decisive events of the XX century, which continue to exert the influence on the times we live in, the film reveals the influence of war on the lives of two outstanding men.

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