He starts as an ordinary rock-singer, playing with his band in different bars of the capital city Minsk.
However, soon enough his attitude, music and texts attracts the attention of Belarusian KGB.
Miron is promptly sent to serve in the army where he can taste all the "pleasures" of post-soviet discipline: humiliation, beatings, forced labour, absence of privacy, lack of human conditions. With the help of his friends, he creates a blog to mock the army and Lukashenko's regime.
As the members of the Free Theater confront the choice of either repression at home or exile in the US and the UK, DANGEROUS ACTS reconfirms our belief that the power of art and hope can indeed change the world.Belarus has been under dictatorship of Lukashenko for 15 years. However, the next concert of his 'apolitical' rock band triggers off an anti-regime...See full summary » Belarus has been under dictatorship of Lukashenko for 15 years. However, the next concert of his 'apolitical' rock band triggers off an anti-regime manifestation.Miron, is enlisted for the army for 15 months by way of punishment for 'fomenting political unrest among young people'. A film inspired by the story of Frank Viachorka, activist of the Belorussian opposition. This movie is the first independent film about present-day Belarus, an obscure and often misunderstood country in the middle of Europe.Belarus has been ruled for twenty years by "the last dictator of Europe", Alexander Lukashenko, who has driven his country into isolation and decay.
However, a vibrant artistic and cultural life finds its way past censorship, totalitarian control and general apathy to produce little gems like "Viva Belarus".
The storyline follows the coming of age of a young musician, Miron.
Miron, through a series of life-changing events, gets involved in the opposition movement and takes stand against the oppressive regime.
Black Sun (the direct translation of the original title Chyornoye solntse) is a 1970 Soviet historical drama directed by Aleksei Speshnev.
The story depicts the life and death of Robert Moussombe, the leader of some unnamed African state.
The main character is a fictionalised depiction of Patrice Lumumba, and the events mostly follow the Congo Crisis in 1960s.