Tuesday, 21 April 2015
RIGA: Juris Pakalnins together with Latvian journalists Sanita Jemberga and Inga Springe are filming Dangerous Liaisons. Russia’s Soft Power/Bīstamiesakari. Krievijasmaigāvara, a documentary focusing on the Russian propaganda machine and the annexation of Crimea. Mistrus Media is producing.
The documentary looks at how the Russian propaganda machine has operated since the end of the Georgian war in 2008 up to the ongoing conflicts in Crimea. The 90 minutes film is being made on an estimated budget of 274,179 EUR. The National Film Centre of Latvia, Re:Baltica / The Baltic Centre for Investigative Journalism andCreative Europe MEDIA Development are supporting. The premiere is set for 2016.
Director: Juris Pakalniņš
Script: Sanita Jemberga, Inga Spriņģe
Producer: Elīna Gediņa-Ducena