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Screenings of Latvian Films in Cannes

Latvian films and co-productions will be presented at several Cannes programmes and Market Screenings. Be sure to mark the dates and times, and don’t miss out on the new films from Latvia.

Latvian Cash Rebates in Action

A case study of cash rebates from the National Film Centre of Latvia and Riga Film Fund with the participation of lead producers Marianne Slot and Carine Leblanc (Slot Machine, FR), Latvian producer Jānis Kalējs (Film Angels Studio, LV), and director of the National Film Centre of Latvia Dita Rietuma will be moderated by Variety‘s SeniorLasiet vairāk

Films shot in Latvia to compete at Cannes

The official programme for the Cannes Film Festival has just been announced, and it includes two films co-produced by and filmed in Latvia: Sergei Loznitsa’s A Gentle Creature in the official selection, and Slovak director György Kristóf’s full-length debut Out in the Un Certain Regard section. Both films were made with assistance from the teamLasiet vairāk

Latvia has a “Shooting Star”

Elīna Vaska, who had her screen debut at the Berlinale’s Crystal Bear-winning film “Mellow Mud” in 2016, has been named among the ten European Shooting Stars to attend the 67th Berlin International Film Festival.

Documentary Tale of a Theatre Addict Sets Premiere

“One Ticket Please“, a feature-length documentary about an Indian woman living in Queens who is arguably the most passionate theatergoer in the world, is now finished and will be reaching its first audiences at the 40th Göteborg Film Festival in Gothenburg, Sweden at the end of January.

“Crossroad Street” in Riga Film Museum

In 2016, Riga Film Museum demonstrates a selection of Latvian classics, as well as newer films that have already proven to become a milestone in the history of Latvian cinema. The films are screened with English subtitles to allow foreigners to become acquinted with Latvian film classics. On December 1 “Crossroad Street” (1988) will beLasiet vairāk