During the twentieth century, television became not just a part of our culture and a means of entertainment (they say people spend 10 years of their lives in front of a TV), but also one of the most powerful weapons of the Cold War propaganda. Together with the legends of American and Soviet television, “Iconoscope” follows through the history of television, trying to unravel the mystery of its success and influence.
Vitaly Mansky is one of the best-known Russian documentarists, with more than 30 titles under his name. His films regularly feature in international festivals, including the International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam and the Cannes Film Festival, receiving more than 30 awards. Mansky’s film “The Pipe” (2013), about the Trans-Siberian gas pipe, was also featured in the last year’s Riga IFF.
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