Putin’s Witnesses


Countries: Latvia, Switzerland, Czech Republic
Year: 2018
Language: Russian (with English and Georgian subtitles)
Duration: 102 minutes
Director: Vitaly Mansky
Cinematography: Vitaly Mansky
Editing: Gunta Ikere
Music: Kārlis Auzāns
Sound Design: Anrijs Krenbergs
Producers: Natalia Manskaia, Gabriela Bussmann, Filip Remunda, Vit Klusak
Script: Vitaly Mansky

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The events of the film begin on December 31, 1999 when Russia got acquainted with its new President, Vladimir Putin. The film is based on unique and strictly documentary testimonies of the true causes and consequences of the operation “Successor”, as a result of which Russia ended up with the President who still rules the country. The protagonists of the film are Mikhail Gorbachev, Boris Yeltsin, Vladimir Putin, and the Russian nation, a silent witness of its own destiny.

Screening on: Friday / 10 May / 20:00 / Amirani 1 | Sunday / 12 May / 19:00 / Archive Cinema / Tickets are available in the National Archives of Georgia / 40 Pekini Str. (Cinema Hall Entrance)

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