"The End Of Empire", documentary

In the year 1987 Juris Podnieks and his crew started to create a film series about the inevitable changes in Soviet Union during the period of perestroika. Director visits the radioactive zone in Cernobil, blood colored streets in Uzbekistan and debris from the earthquake in Armenia. The film looks at five years of perestroika and it ends when during the putsch in August 1991, shocking events happen and Soviet Union comes to its end.

 

Director               Juris Podnieks