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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

“Mellow Mud” by Renārs Vimba wins the Grand Prix of CinEast 2016

At the Awards Ceremony of the 9th edition of CinEast (Central and Eastern European Film Festival in Luxembourg, 6-23 October, www.cineast.lu), held at the Cinémathèque of Luxembourg on Friday 21 October, the International Jury awarded the Grand Prix to the film “Mellow Mud” by the Latvian director Renārs Vimba.

Latvia Selects “Dawn / Ausma” for Oscar Consideration

Latvia nominates a film to run for the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Award for the ninth time this year. The panel of experts chosen by the Latvian National Film Centre (NFC) announced its decision at a press conference on September 23. The Latvian entry for this year is the feature filmLasiet vairāk

The 20th Baltic Sea Documentary Film Forum Begins

From September 7–11, the Baltic Sea Documentary Film Forum (Baltic Sea Docs) – an international event for film professionals and film viewers organized by the National Film Centre, is taking place for the 20th time. For 11 years now, Forum audiences will be able to see the best in documentary film from recent years. ThisLasiet vairāk