The Keys is a series of short documentaries on significant moments in Latvian history - the 'key' events, figures and changes from 1918 until today. Each 15-minute episode is dedicated to one such moment. The Keys were premiered on the Latvian Television Channel 1 on 18 January 2018.
The Keys aim to re-discover each of the selected topics from a new and original point of view as if opening a hidden cache of less-known and particularly intriguing facts. This adventurous approach that avoids the stereotypical ways of teaching history, allows the viewers to see the familiar in a new light and re-evaluate the past in the context of contemporary experience.
The series have been produced by VFS Films. The creator and host of the series is Mārtiņš Ķibilds.