The Film

My Favorite War is the director's personal story of growing up in the Soviet Union during the Cold War. A coming-of-age tale about finding one's own identity, loyalty and truth beneath the propaganda and oppression of an authoritarian regime. With the rise of undemocratic forces today, this animated documentary is more relevant than we would like it to be.

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Trond Jacobsen

Producer
trond@bivrostfilm.no
+47 90 18 04 95
www.bivrostfilm.com

Guntis Trekteris

Producer
guntis@egomedia.lv
+371 29219373

Soviet Life

Childrens Organisations

The Litte Octobrists

I started school in 1979, and everyone in our class became Little Octobrists soon after school start. We were asked to buy a Little Octobrists pin and so we did.

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Pioneers

When I became a pioneer, no one in our class was asked if we wanted to join or not, it was obvious that everybody becomes a pioneer by the end of the 3rd grade. I didn’t know anyone at my age, who was not a pioneer.

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The Team

Ilze B. Jacobsen
Director, scriptwriter
Svein Nyhus
Main artist
Julie Vinten
Chief editor
Krišjānis Ābols
Lead animatior
Laima Puntule
Lead background artist
Kārlis Auzāns
Composer
Guntis Trekteris
Producer guntis@egomedia.lv
Christian Falch
Producer christian@gammaglimt.no
Trond Jacobsen
Producer trond@bivrostfilm.com