Media on Latvian Films

‘ScripTeast’ Celebrates 10th Anniversary and Focuses on Latvia

Film New Europe (FNE) interviews scriptwriters and key players involved in ScripTeast activity. Interviews with the Latvian representatives Dita Rietuma, the Head of the Latvian National Film Centre, and the scriptwriter Martins Slisans, winner of the Krzysztof Kieslowski Award in 2012, can be read here:  Latvian scripts selected at ScripTeast: Celebration of Life by Antra CilinskaLasiet vairāk

‘Mellow Mud’ reviews

‘Mellow Mud’ (‘Es esmu šeit’): Berlin Review, Stephen Dalton, The Hollywood Reporter Berlin Film Review: ‘Mellow Mud’: Alissa Simon, Variety ‘Mellow Mud’: Severed Ties, David Gonzalez, Cineuropa ‘Mellow Mud’: Berlin Review, Wendy Ide, Screen Daily “A New Beginning”, Zane Balčus This is a story about an unusually strong personality – a girl named Raya. SheLasiet vairāk

‘Film New Europe’ reports on Latvian Cinema in 2015

After the financial meltdown in 2008 and 2009 the recovery of Latvian film industry has been steadily improving each year. State funding for film industry increased significantly reaching 4.3 m EUR in 2014, more than double the amount from 2011. It is projected that the annual state support for film industry will increase to 5.5Lasiet vairāk

Articles on Laila Pakalniņa’s ‘Dawn’

‘Dawn’ (‘Ausma’): Film Review, Stephen Dalton, The Hollywood Reporter ‘Dawn’: The Past is the Present, Laurence Boyce, Cineuropa ‘Dawn’: Review, Wendy Ide, Screen Daily