FESTIVALS: Riga IFF Announces Lineup

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    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 Ronduda
    Produced by Serce
    Coproduced by Coloroffon Film
    Supported 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 Griniute
    Produced by Benjamin River Productions
    Coproduced by Napa Films
    Supported by the Finnish Film Foundation

    November (Estonia, Poland)
    Directed by Rainer Sarnet
    Produced by Homeless Bob Production
    Coproduced 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 Burāne
    Produced by VFS Films
    Supported by the National Film Centre of Latvia, the State Culture Capital Foundation of Latvia, the Riga Council, the Latvian National Opera