JURIS POŠKUS

BUT THE HOUR IS NEAR
DOCUMENTARY | 35MM | 90 MINUTES | 2004

On the streets of Riga, Eriks and Daniels preach both the Gospel and their version of a modern Christian lifestyle. Although friends, they hold opposing views of life – that of an extreme materialist and extreme idealist. Their story unfolds against the background of the emergence of charismatic new sects, determined to corner the religious market. A grotesque story from real life about ordinary people who try to embrace fanatical faith in the face of temptations and demands of everyday life.

JURIS POŠKUS

Latvian filmmaker born in Riga. Studied linguistics at Latvian University and film at the California Institute of the Arts.  Writer/director of award-winning documentary & feature films: 110/220, BUT THE HOUR IS NEAR, MONOTONY, KOLKA COOL.

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