Latvian films win 36 awards worldwide in 2007

A total of 131 films from Latvia screened worldwide at 230 international film events in 2007, according to the Latvian Film Centre. They included 17 fiction films, 33 documentaries and…
13-02-2008

Latvian films at the Berlinale (update)

The New Species, the directorial film debut in animation by veteran Latvian cinematographer Ēvalds Lācis, has been selected for the children's competition section at this year's Berlinale. The film was…
10-02-2008

Latvian films at the Berlinale

A short animated Latvian film, The New Species, by well-known Film Studio Animacijas Brigade is in the competition at the Berlinale, while a second film by Latvian director Sigme Baumane…
08-02-2008

Latvian landmark film Defenders of Riga to be screened Nov. 11

The long-awaited national film Defenders of Riga will appear on screens throughout Latvia on Nov. 11. A film of this scale is without precedent in Latvia, not only because it…
06-11-2007

Big Latvian co-prod opens Nov. 9

The biggest Latvian co-production project in recent years. the eccentric comedy Midsummer Madness, is coming to domestic screens on Nov. 9. The film's budget is €2.5 million and it was…
24-10-2007

Large-scale Latvian film begins production

On July 16, the big national Latvian project Rudolf's Gold(Rūdolfa mantojum) went into production. The film is being produced by the film studio Platforma with a budget of around €2…
20-07-2007