2019 © andrei pandele
  • Gradinita barricade, militia students with helmets and shields; armoured conveyers on Enescu street
  • in front of the shields line, people gather
  • with Securitate fighters at limits, the tension increases
  • the two sides seem to ignore each other
  • they don't know exactly what to do
  • some young people take the initiative
  • the first rows are kneeling, to show their lack of hostility
  • the first attempt of organizing
  • demonstrators kneel as a bow in front of the militiamen
  • some demonstrators hold flowers in their hands
  • at right, corner Enescu street, Securitate members prepare something
  • demonstrators moved away from the militia line, expecting something
  • those flowers, they are late
  • alternative moments of calm and animation
  • the number of demonstrators is rising steadily
  • some look cautiously at armored conveyors
  • armoured chars turn engines at full power
  • some people do not resist; they leave
  • more and more contestants of the dictatorship
  • demonstrators raise their voice, the fists also
  • conflict must be avoided
  • the white flowers arrive
  • white flowers, peace and love messagers
  • flowers are offered to militiamen
  • the threat is obvious, as armored carriers turn their engines behind
  • demonstrators feel better, but the danger is near
  • armored conveyors started to force the barricade. I quit a while