Film Programme “Photography in Cinema”, History of Latvian Photography in Films and Newsreels


The history of photography in Latvia as shown in films and newsreels, “Putniņa izlidošana” (Birdie Leaves the Nest, 1979), “Spoguļa dziļums” (Depth of the Mirror, 1980), “Hallo, Maskava!” (Hello, Moscow!, 1966), “Rokas” (Hands, 1967), “Salūts” (Fireworks, 1975), “Māksla” (Art, 1966), “Padomju Latvija“ (Soviet Latvia, 1979). Curators: Līva Pētersone, Zane Balčus. Organised by the Latvian Academy of Culture Riga Film Museum.

Thematic division: Road Map

Begins : 06.05.2014 21:00


  • Riga Film Museum

Form of event:

  • Festival
  • Event

Category of event:

  • Cinema
  • Photography

Audience of event:

  • Youth
  • Adults

Project description:

The Riga Photo Month is a new pan-Baltic photography festival held in the capital city of Latvia, which will take place for the first time in May 2014, becoming one of the European Capital of Culture events. The festival’s manifold programme consists of several exhibitions, artists’ presentations, discussions, portfolio shows and self-publishing events, as well as other activities.

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