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The Singing Revolution

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Oct 10, 2008

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Not Rated


2008 Sky Films Inc.

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There is more than one way to over throw a super power. The Singing Revolution documents how the people of Estonia raised their voices in song to regain their freedom from Russia.

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This excellent documentary demonstrates how a nation of people challenged the occupation of their country with very little violence. Opening scenes of the film feature historical footage and stories about the many people who were displaced from their homes. The most explicit footage is in the first chapter of the DVD, which includes a scene of a soldier shooting a man in the head and pictures of bodies lying on the ground. Later in the production, scenes of demonstrations show thousands of people coming into conflict, however there is no overt violence shown.

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Attempts to use peaceful means to bring about change can also be seen in Gandhi (which is dramatizes the life story of the man who helped India gain its independence) and Freedom Song (based on events form the Civil Rights movement in the USA).

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The Singing Revolution comes in either a single-disc version or a 3-disc DVD set with scads of additional features, including extensive interviews with many of the documentary’s subjects. The interviews are organized by topic to make their use in the classroom very easy. Additional historical footage, propaganda films, printable historic documents, chronologies and maps showing the ever-changing political landscape of Europe (in Microsoft PowerPoint format) are also on the additional discs.

Both DVD versions (single disc and 3-disc) may be ordered directly from the producer’s web site at The single-disc version will also be made available at and can be ordered by clicking here.

In conjunction with the release of this documentary, The Singing Revolution book is now on sale through The Singing Revolution website. Based on the film, and written by Pritt Vesilind with James and Maureen Tusty, this printed work enhances the film’s exploration of the history and spirit of Estonia.


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