Baltic Sea Docs 2015 Selects 25 Projects


    RIGA: The 19th Baltic Sea Forum for Documentaries (BSD) taking place 2-6 September 2015 in Riga announced its final selection of 25 projects, representing 13 countries. They include six Latvian projects, four Estonian projects, three Lithuanian projects, and two projects from Poland.

    BSD is organized by the National Film Centre of Latvia in collaboration with European Documentary Network. BSD is financially supported by Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia, Creative Europe MEDIA Sub-Programme and the co-operation platform Baltic Films.
    The projects will be presented to commissioning editors and sales agents. BSD events include a preparation workshop and project pitching session for the representatives of selected projects as well as an open workshop on documentaries in the new technology era, and screenings of documentary films to the general public. During the preparation workshop 2-4 September, film producers and directors will be guided by the international team of tutors.
    More information about the participants of the BSF 2015 is available from Zanda Dudina (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or at www.mediadesklatvia.eu/baltic-sea-docs-2015/selected-projects-2015 


    The Return (Belgium)
    Directed by Piet Eekman
    Produced by Frederik Nicolai, Off World

    Paradise behind France (Estonia)
    Directed by Aljona Suržikova
    Produced by Riina Sildos, Amrion

    Release Oleg Sentsov (Estonia/Ukraine/Russia)
    Directed by Askold Kurov
    Produced by Max Tuula, Maria Gavrilova, Olga Zhurzhenko, Marx Film / Ukrkino

    14 Cases (Estonia/Latvia)
    Directed by Marianna Kaat
    Produced by Marianna Kaat, Uldis Cekulis, Baltic Film ProductionVFS Films

    A House on the Barisovka (Finland)
    Directed by Leena Kilpeläinen
    Produced by Merja Ritola, Illume

    The Pioneers Palace (Georgia/Lithuania)
    Directed by Ana Tsimintia
    Produced by Bernardas Andriushis, Esma Berikishvili, Match House Film / Anaben Films

    Leningrad Symphony (Germany)
    Directed by Tilman Remme
    Produced by Reinhardt Beetz, Gebrueder Beetz Filmproduktion

    Olga Go Home (Germany)
    Directed by Olga Delane
    Produced by Frank, Müller, Doppelplusultra

    tragedy, ecstasy, destiny (Ireland/Estonia)
    Directed by Raymond McCormack
    Produced by Raymond McCormack, Riina Sildos, Gambit Pictures/Amrion

    Demigods Rocking Puongyang (Latvia)
    Directed by Uģis Olte
    Produced by Uldis Cekulis, VFS Films

    D is for Division (Latvia)
    Directed by Dāvis Sīmanis
    Produced by Guntis Trekteris, Ego Media

    Knutification (Latvia)
    Directed by Ivars Tontegode
    Produced by Guna Stahovska, Mojo Raiser Productions / Pomegrande Productions

    Mary’s Journey (Latvia)
    Directed by Kristīne Želve
    Produced by Elvia Ruka, Vivat!

    People from Nowhere (Latvia)
    Directed by Jaak Kilmi
    Produced by Antra Gaile, Mistrus Media

    People, Animals, and Things (Lithuania)
    Directed by Aistė Žegulytė
    Produced by Giedrė Burokaitė, Meno Avilys

    El Padre Medico (Alexander the Grand) (Lithuania)
    Directed by Vytautas Puidokas
    Produced by Paulius Juočeris, Ironcat

    I Would Like to Tell You Everything (Poland)
    Directed by Gregory Zvika Portnoy
    Produced by Maria Krauss, Plesnar & Kraus Films

    Strip and War (Poland)
    Directed by Andrei Kutsila
    Produced by Miroslaw Dembinski, Film Studio Everest

    Fatei and the Sea (Russia)
    Directed by Alina Rudnitskaya
    Produced by Andrey Sigle, Mila Kudryashova, Proline Film

    Returnees (Russia)
    Directed by Anna Moiseenko, Pavel Loparev
    Produced by marina Razbezhkina, Marina Razbezhkina Studio

    Shipping Pollution (Sweden)
    Directed by Folke Ryden
    Produced by Folke Ryden, FRP AB

    Delta (Ukraine)
    Directed by Oleksandr Techynskyi
    Produced by Yulia Serdyukova, Honest Fish

    A Voice in a Choir (Ukraine)
    Directed by Igor Minaev
    Produced by Svitlana Zinovyeva, Inspiration Films