The Man and the Dahlias (2018)
directed by Guntis Bojars
documentary, Latvia, 30'
After the sudden death of his mother, Dzintars is tasked with taking care of her extraordinary collection of dahlias. In the solitude of the Latvian countryside, the 30-something farmer attempts to cure his loneliness through computer games and dreams about meeting up with his high-school sweetheart. As he wiles away the hours and days, the dahlias gradually perish.
Supported by the Latvian Culture Capital Fund.
One Ticket Please (2017)
directed by Matiss Kaza
documentary, Latvia/USA, 65'
A 78-year-old Indian woman in New York is the world’s most passionate theatergoer. Nicki Cochrane been going to at least one play every day for more than 25 years, acquiring free tickets using a variety of ingenious means. Nicki prides herself with a staunch dedication to the art. But at what point does passion turn into addiction?
Premiere: 30 January, 2017 (Goteborg Film Festival)
Supported by the Latvian National Film Center and Latvian Culture Capital Fund.
Flames on the Soil (2016)
directed by Rudolfs Anze
drama, Latvia, 13'
A young Latvian boy's life changes after he gets caught up in the turmoils of World War II.
Premiere: May 16, 2016