Baltic Sea Docs 2020 Announces Selected Projects

    Baltic Sea Docs 2019 Baltic Sea Docs 2019 photo: A. Zeltina

    RIGA: The Baltic Sea Forum for Documentaries (Baltic Sea Docs), the Baltic documentary training and pitching event, has announced the 24 projects selected for its 24th edition, which will take place mostly online, 29 August – 6 September 2020. The projects come from 16 countries including Poland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Georgia.

    The selected projects will work on their presentations with the team of international tutors, including Tue Steen Müller, Mikael Opstrup (Denmark), Audrius Stonys (Lithuania), Peter Kerekes (Slovakia), and Nino Orjonikidze (Georgia).

    Apart from industry activities, Baltic Sea Docs will include a programme of recent international documentaries.

    Baltic Sea Docs is organised by the National Film Centre of Latvia, with financial support from the Creative Europe MEDIA programme, and the Riga Municipality. For the first time Baltic Sea Docs is partnering with the online platform Pitch the Doc.

    The selected projects are:

    baltic sea docs logoAge (Sweden)
    Directed by Gustav Ågerstrand

    Artem and Eva (Russia, France, Estonia)
    Director: Evgeny Milykh
    Produced by TVINDIE
    Coproduced by Petit a Petit Production, Marx Film

    Atonal Glow (Georgia)
    Directed by Alexander Koridze
    Produced by Spark

    Blind Pit (Italy, Latvia)
    Directed by Federico Schiavi
    Produced by Nacne sas
    Coproduced by Baltic Balkan Productions

    Courage (Belarus, Germany)
    Directed by Aliaksei Paluyan

    Diary of a Bride of Christ (Ukraine)
    Directed by Marta Smerechynska

    Experts of Love (Estonia)
    Directed by Eva Kübarr
    Poduced by Kuukulgur Film OÜ/ Moonwalker Film

    Fight (Armenia)
    Directed by Lilit Movsisyan

    The Girls of 1960 (Latvia)
    Directed by Una Celma
    Produced by Fenixfilm

    Home Is Where the Films Are (Kosovo)
    Directed by More Raça

    The Land (Latvia)
    Directed by Ivars Seleckis
    Produced by Mistrus Media

    Life After Death (Lithuania)
    Director: Nerijus Milerius
    Produced by Film Jam

    Life of Ivana (Russia, Norway, Finland)
    Directed by Renato Borrayo Serrano

    Love in the Time of Corona (Lithaunia, Italy)
    Directed by Virginija Vareikyte, Maximilien Dejoie
    Produced by Just a moment

    Nina Gets Married (Poland)
    Directed by Andrzej Szypulski
    Nord Express by Kārlis LesiņšProduced by Pinot Films

    Nord Express (Latvia, Estonia)
    Directed by Kārlis Lesiņš
    Produced by Mistrus Media (Latvia)
    Coproduced by Allfilm (Estonia)

    Podnieks On Podnieks (Latvia)
    Directed by Anna Viduleja
    Produced by Juris Podnieks Studio

    Shut the Fuck Up! (Ukraine, France)
    Directed by Taisiia Kutuzova

    Sunny (Georgia)
    Directed by Keti Machavariani
    Produced by Terra Incognita Films
    Coproduced by Sunny Films

    The Trans Syrian Express (Finland, Russia)
    Directed by Alina Rudnitskaya

    Underling In Bird Kingdom (Estonia)
    Directed by Marko Raat
    Produced by Allfilm

    Waitersgate (Poland)
    Directed by Konrad Szolajski
    Produced by ZK Studio

    We Are Animals (Finland)
    Directed by Saila Kivelä, Vesa Kuosmanen

    When the Harmattan Blows (Poland)
    Directed by Edyta Wroblewska
    Produced by Pinot Films