Posts tagged as Riga International Film Festival

It’s a wrap for 2020 Rīga International Film Festival

Monday, October 26, 2020

The seventh Riga International Film Festival (RIGA IFF) ended on Sunday 25 October, concluding the first time a hybrid format combining physical screenings with online shows has been used. This year, the festival lineup consisted of 129 films in 10 thematic programs and was presented in a new format – films were available for viewing in person as well as online across Latvia. Liene Treimane, the Director of RIGA IFF…

Watch the oldest movie shot in Latvia

Thursday, October 15, 2020

The 2020 Rīga International Film Festival gets under way October 15 with a special screening of the earliest surviving film made in Latvia, and to mark the occasion you can also watch it live online with LSM. The broadcast will not be geoblocked and should be viewable from anywhere in the world. As  previously reported by LSM a concert created especially for the opening of the Riga International Film Festival will…

Pioneering Women In Film to be featured at Rīga International Film Festival

Sunday, October 11, 2020

At this year’s Riga International Film Festival (RIGA IFF) festival, a project titled ‘Pioneering Women in Film’ is being staged, in cooperation with the Embassy of Sweden in Latvia, the Swedish Institute and the Swedish Film Institute,  whichwill pay special attention to the works and significance of female directors in the history of film. The program includes three films in different styles and genres that showcase the directors’ unique styles and viewpoints.…

Rīga International Film Festival announces full program

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Rīga International Film Festival (IFF) has announced full program and main competition films, according to Rīga IFF website . The seventh Rīga IFF will take place October 15-25. One of the most important sections of the festival is the feature film competition. Eight distinct, innovative and artistically challenging films from the Baltic Sea region and the Nordic countries have been selected for the competition this year: In total, 129 films…

Latvia to screen Iran’s ‘Varahram’

Monday, December 23, 2019

Iranian short ‘Varahram’ is to participate in the 24th Riga International Film Festival 2ANNAS in Latvia. Directed by Mehdi Kamranirad, ‘Varahram’ tells the story of a little girl whose mother does not allow her to play with other children in their alley, ifilmtv.com reported. The film has previously won the Best Film award at the April edition of the Diamond Film Awards in Italy and the Best Short Film award…