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Andris Gauja

Profession: WriterDirectorProducer
Country: Latvia

After graduating his screenwriting studies at the Latvian Academy of Culture, Andris Gauja has produced, written and directed documentaries (including the award-winning Family Instinct, (2010, IDFA nomination, AFI-Docs Grand Prix etc.) as well as two narrative films (Nothing Can Stop Us Now (2019, 9 nominations at the Latvian National Film Prize “Lielais Kristaps”), The Lesson (2014, Montreal, Chicago, Moscow IFF etc., the film became a box-office hit in Latvia). Andris is especially interested in character-driven films and in his own work, he often dives into ‘uncomfortable' and thought-provoking topics. ‘Childocracy’ will be Andris’ debut in the TV series format as a writer and director.

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Childocracy

In a seemingly idyllic ecovillage, a lack of understanding between adults and kids lead to an experiment where kids are granted equal rights with the adults. Behind the mask of equality, parents ...
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Childocracy

In a seemingly idyllic ecovillage, a lack of understanding between adults and kids lead to an experiment where kids are granted equal rights with the adults. Behind the mask of equality, parents ...
Project detail

Childocracy

In a seemingly idyllic ecovillage, a lack of understanding between adults and kids lead to an experiment where kids are granted equal rights with the adults. Behind the mask of equality, parents ...
Project detail