Les États généraux du film documentaire 2012 Doc History: The Baltic Countries The Beginning

The Beginning
Uldis Brauns
1961 - Lettonie - Noir & Blanc - 10'

Sākums (The Beginning) can be considered the first film of the "Riga School". A poetic documentary on the construction of a dam and the production of electricity.

Author : A. Lejiņš
Photography : Uldis Brauns
Sound : A. Višņevskis
Production : Rīgas Kinostudija
Distribution : Centre National du Film de Lettonie (zanda.dudina@nfc.gov.lv, +371 67358858)