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89 articles available in total starting from 27/09/2006. Last article published on 21/05/2020.

The Riga Film Fund announces a co-financing competition to promote filming in Latvia

The Riga Film Fund announces a co-financing competition to promote filming in Latvia

The Latvian capital’s film agency is attempting to revive the country’s cinematic productions and to attract foreign investments  

21/05 | Production | Funding | Latvia

The MEDIA Desks of the Baltic countries, Croatia and Slovenia join forces for Europe Day

The MEDIA Desks of the Baltic countries, Croatia and Slovenia join forces for Europe Day

Under the "Big Stories from Small Countries" banner, the desks will make four MEDIA-supported films available to audiences in their territories, free of charge for 48 hours  

06/05 | Distribution | Releases | Exhibitors | Croatia/Estonia/Latvia/Lithuania/Slovenia

Latvia’s Ivars Zviedris shooting a documentary about the quarantine

Latvia’s Ivars Zviedris shooting a documentary about the quarantine

The Rūjiena-born director is filming a diary of the pandemic and covering the country’s unprecedented state of emergency  

09/04 | Production | Funding | Latvia

Filming under way on Margus Paju’s spy thriller O2

Filming under way on Margus Paju’s spy thriller O2

The Estonian director’s sophomore feature revolves around an Estonian intelligence officer who has to track down a mysterious Soviet double agent  

20/01 | Production | Funding | Estonia/Latvia/Lithuania/Finland

Three Latvian brothers working on the dramedy Troubled Minds

Three Latvian brothers working on the dramedy Troubled Minds

The dark, psychedelic dramedy is written and directed by Raitis and Lauris Abele, whilst Mārcis is in charge of the cinematography  

15/01 | Production | Funding | Latvia

Blizzard of Souls breaks Latvian box-office records

Blizzard of Souls breaks Latvian box-office records

The war drama hit Latvian cinemas on 8 November and has been seen by over 200,000 viewers  

17/12/2019 | Box Office | Latvia

Slovakian folk-horror Mother of the Night currently in development

Slovakian folk-horror Mother of the Night currently in development

Peter Czikrai, a director of short horror films, is readying his first feature-length outing  

10/12/2019 | Production | Funding | Slovakia/Czech Republic/Latvia

Juris Kursietis’ Oleg wins Lielais Kristaps

Juris Kursietis’ Oleg wins Lielais Kristaps

The Latvian film festival was brought to a close yesterday by the awards ceremony held at Riga’s Splendid Palace cinema  

13/11/2019 | Festivals | Awards | Latvia

Dénes Nagy is filming Natural Light

Dénes Nagy is filming Natural Light

The feature debut from the Hungarian filmmaker is produced by Campfilm with Mistrus Media, Lilith Films, Propellerfilm and Proton Cinema. Sales are handled by Luxbox  

04/11/2019 | Production | Funding | Hungary/Latvia/France/Germany

The Riga International Film Festival announces its winners

The Riga International Film Festival announces its winners

The sixth edition of the Latvian festival saw the triumph of Karolis Kaupinis’ Nova Lituania  

28/10/2019 | Festivals | Awards | Latvia

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