Sinner in Mecca Nice People Atomic Heart
Rainbow Still Experimenter Krigen
Frame by Frame This is Exile The Land of the Enlightened

Letter to Anna

Eric Bergkraut

Tweet plaatsen Update plaatsen Update plaatsen

'Sometimes people ask me how I can still be alive. It is a miracle', Anna Politskovkaya says to filmmaker Eric Bergkraut. For Letter to Anna he has used images from a film he had planned to make; a film about the human rights journalist who put her life on the line through her critical writings of the Russian government. The material that Bergkraut collected has been used in this film to reconstruct the events which led to the murder of Politskovkaya. As well as a reconstruction, the film is a portrait of a tireless fighter for justice, and a sketch of corrupt and merciless Russian politics. Interviews with Politskovkaya are intertwined with archival footage and conversations with family members, colleagues and other political activists.


Switzerland 2008, 83 min.


Spoken language: English, Russian

Subtitles: English

Official website:


p.s. 72 productions

Tweet plaatsen Update plaatsen Update plaatsen
Human rights
crimes against humanity, war crimes, genocide
human rights defenders & organizations (A Matter of ACT)
freedom of opinion, association etc.
Search Movies

Site search

Newsletter Festivalpaper
Twitter Facebook Youtube