The August Revolution »

Reijo Nikkilä was again in the middle of heated events when Moscow was in turmoil. The film follows fundamentalist communists led by vice-president Gennady Yanayev attempting a coup d’état in August 1991 against Gorbachev’s reformist regime.

Prague 21.8.1968 »

Reijo Nikkilä was in Prague studying the Czech language when on 21 August 1968 the tanks of the Warsaw Pact rolled onto the streets and ended all calls for freedom of speech and humane socialism. Nikkilä also took to the streets with his camera and 30 years later compiled his footage into a film.