On October 7, 2006, journalist Anna Politkovskaja was shot in her Moscow home. Anna's death is a personal tragedy: she had just learned that she was to become a grandmother. But the murder is also a political act, for Politkovskaja was the President Vladimir Putin's fiercest critic.
A meditation on the time when the world watched as filmmaker Jonas Mekas' home country of Lithuania fought for independence. An immersion into the addictive grasp of the 24-hour news cycle, into a moment of major social upheaval, and into one very personal fixation of an obsessive chronicler.