Programme

Friday, December 5
In collaboration with the Riga International Film festival
Cinema Citadele
17.00 The Look of Silence, dir. Joshua Oppenhaimer, documentary, 98’, 2014, Denmark, Indonesia, Norway, Finland, UK
 
Cinema K.Suns
22.30 The Look of Silence, dir. Joshua Oppenhaimer, documentary, 98’, 2014, Denmark, Indonesia, Norway, Finland, UK

Monday, December 8
In collaboration with the Riga International Film festival
Cinema K.Suns
16.00 The Act of Killing, dir. Joshua Oppenhaimer, documentary, 158’, 2012, Denmark, Indonesia, Norway, UK

Tuesday, December 9
National Library of Latvia, Ziedonis Hall
12:00 In the Crosswind, dir. Martti Helde, 87′, fiction, 2014, Estonia
14:30 Free Range, dir. Veiko Õunpuu, fiction, 104′, 2014, Estonia
17:00 Vanishing Waves, dir. Kristina Buožyte, fiction,124′, 2012,Lithuania/France/Belgium
20:00 The Selection of the European Film Academy: Kertu. Love is Blind*, dir. Ilmar Raag, fiction, 98, 2013′, Estonia
Screenings followed by a meeting with the team

Wednesday, December 10
National Library of Latvia, Ziedonis Hall
09:30 FIPRESCI conference Latvian National Cinema in European Context
17:30 A Story of Children and Film, dir. Mark Cousins, documentary, 106′, 2013, UK
20:00 The Selection of the European Film Academy: Force Majeure, dir. Ruben Östlund, fiction, 118’, 2014, Sweden*
Screenings followed by a meeting with the film theorists

Thursday, December 11
National Library of Latvia, Ziedonis Hall
09:30 Discussion Latvian films in Europe with a participation of the jury members of the National Film festival Lielais Kristaps, international guests and Latvian film professionals.
11:30 Lessons of a Producer: The Gospel according to Nik Powell – lecture by producer Nik Powell
13:00 There is Always the Right Festival for Your Film – lecture by Berlinale selection committee member Nikolai Nikitin.
14:30 A-Z of Storytelling – lecture by producer Nik Powell
16:00 Lecture and screening of the film by Wim Wenders, the president of the European Film Academy, The Salt of the Earth, dir. Wim Wenders and Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, documentary, 110’, 2014, UK
20:00 The Selection of the European Film Academy: ’71, dir. Yann Demange, fiction, 99’, 2014, Ireland; Q&A with filmmakers*

Friday, December 12
Cinema Splendid Palace, Main Hall
12:00 Discussion with Liv Ullmann, actress and film director
19:30 Gala Screening – EFA Lifetime Achievement Award presentation to Agnès Varda and screening of The Beaches of Agnès, documentary, 110’, 2008, France *

Cinema Splendid Palace, Small Hall
13:00 Film versus TV; the change of audience habits nowadays, importance of modern TV series & how they reflect the society – discussion with film director Agnieszka Holland, followed by a screening of her film
16:00 The programme of EFA nominated short films I* followed by a meeting with the directors of the films.

Saturday, December 13
Hotel Konventa sēta
10:00 European Script Meetings discussion Script as a Key Element in Filmmaking

Cinema Citadele
10:50 Screening of EFA Nominated 3D Short Film The Chimera of M; Q&A with filmmaker

Cinema Splendid Palace, Small Hall
12:30 The programme of EFA nominated short films II* followed by a meeting with the directors of the films.
15:00 The programme of EFA nominated short films III* followed by a meeting with the directors of the films.

Cinema Splendid Palace, Main Hall
20:00 EFA Awards Ceremony, live broadcast*

The entrance is free of charge
* Entrance fee – Biļešu serviss, 3 – 4.50 EUR

Organized by Riga International Film Festival
Organized by European Film Academy, Foundation Riga 2014 and cinema Splendid Palace
Organized by European Script Meetings
Organized by the National Film festival Lielais Kristaps
Organized by the National Film Centre of Latvia and Riga Film Museum

Riga Meetings is organized by the National Film Centre of Latvia in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia, Foundation Riga 2014 and Creative Europe Latvia, MEDIA