RIGA: Ten long films were selected for the main competition of the Riga International Film Festival, set to take place from 7 to 17 September 2017.
The competition holds no limitations regarding genre or style, thus the programme includes documentaries and fiction films. More than 120 films will be screened in nine different sections.
The industry events are Riga IFF Forum (7-8 September), Baltic Film Talent Lab (8-16 Septemner 2017) and Riga IFF Zip-Meeting: Baltic Locations Managers &Scouts (9 September 2017).
A Heart of Love / Serce Miłości (Poland)Directed by Lukasz RondudaProduced by SerceCoproduced by Coloroffon FilmSupported by the Polish Film Institute
Blueberry Fields Forever / Дачники (Russia)Directed by Alexander Vartanov
From the Balcony / Fra Balkongen (Norway)Directed by Ole Giæver
Lida (Denmark)Directed by Anna Eborn
Loving Pia / At Elske Pia (Denmark)Directed by Daniel Joseph Borgman
Paradise Gowns / Ateljė “Rojaus drabužiai” (Lithuania, Finland)Directed by Albina GriniuteProduced by Benjamin River ProductionsCoproduced by Napa FilmsSupported by the Finnish Film Foundation
November (Estonia, Poland)Directed by Rainer SarnetProduced by Homeless Bob ProductionCoproduced by Opus Film, PRPL
Samurai Rauni / Samurai Rauni Reposaarelainen (Finland)Directed by Mika Rättö
Self-criticism of a Bourgeois Dog / Selbstkritik eines bürgerlichen Hundes (Germany)Directed by Julian Radlmaier
The Fairytale of Empty Space / Pasaka par tukšo telpu (Latvia)Directed by Krista BurāneProduced by VFS FilmsSupported by the National Film Centre of Latvia, the State Culture Capital Foundation of Latvia, the Riga Council, the Latvian National Opera