A sixteen-year-old Arturs enlists to fight in World War I with dreams of becoming a hero, but after surviving the brutalities of trench warfare and the loss of his family, he wonders if his efforts in battle were futile and if hope is only to be found in rebuilding a family and a home as Latvia itself is born from the atrocities of war. Movie in Latvian, Russian and German with subtitles in Latvian and English. Separate screenings with Latvian subtitles adapted for people with hearing impairment.
Unfair official, freelance actress, affectionate director and influential business woman's love affair. It could be serious, if it wouldn't be so funny. Movie in Latvian with subtitles in English and Russian.
Loneliness, disillusionment and the experience of first love reveal the character of Raya, a 17-year-old living in rural Latvia with her grandmother and her little brother Robis. A staggering turn of events shakes up their lives, and the young girl must come to decisions that even a grown woman would find difficult to make. In his strong debut feature, director Renārs Vimba carefully handles the delicate theme of coming-of-age and accepts the challenge of telling the story through the eyes of a young girl. Movie in Latvian with subtitles in Russian.
Modris is a 17-year-old with a gambling addiction which makes his relationship with mother difficult. Things come to a head in the middle of the Nordic winter when Modris pawns his mother’s electric heater so he can play the slot machines. She betrays him to the police, and as he begins his adventures in the Latvian justice system, Modris becomes determined to find the father he never knew. Movie in Latvian with subtitles in Russian*. *Several shows with subtitles in English - select show to see info.
Inspired by works of Anatole France. According to Oriental legends, Talmud and the medieval books of Cabala, Lilith was not created from Adam's rib like Eve but from clay like he himself. Lilith wasn't stained by Original Sin. She has no soul, and she is immortal. Lilith assumes different names, she can change her appearance and take possession of men against their will. Once it's accomplished, she leaves her victims forever, marking them for either spiritual, or physical death. Whatever she does is neither Good nor Evil. She is made of an altogether different matter.
It is a fantasy of the author of the film Jānis Streičs and a dedication to Blaumanis with a spontaneous glance back at the events when characters of Skroderdienas were very young. They have different names and the action is moved to a much later time than when Blaumanis lived. It is the dawn of the XX century which promised Latvians a prosperous and happy future, the national self esteem of the nation had awaken and the ability of farmers to overcome even the estate stewards were increasing.
“OceanWorld 3D” takes moviegoers on an awesome journey that captures the beauty and diversity of the oceans – the source of all life on our planet – and inspires them to protect its fragile ecosystem and inhabitants. Guided by a sea turtle, viewers will enjoy a close-up look at her fascinating world from the Great Barrier Reef in Australia and Argentina’s Peninsula Valdez to Mexico’s Roca Partida Island, home to thousands of sharks.
Jungo is the world's rarest and cutest creature. But Jungo's horizon is covered in dark clouds. Evil people are hunting this rare jungle animal. Professor Strix wants to clone him and sell Jungo clones to the whole world. Jungo and his fox friend Rita are getting into adventures and trying to survive the attacks from greedy bounty hunters. Dubbed by Artūrs Skrastiņš, Rēzija Kalniņa, Juris Kalniņš, Katrīne Pasternaka, Uldis Dumpis, Pēteris Šogolovs, Juris Strenga, Jānis Kirmuška Directed by Flemming Quist Moller, Jorgen Lerdam Movie in Latvian.
About musician Mārtiņš Freimanis and his band Tumsa - a look at the off-stage life of the singer-composer-poet and the song process, from concept to listener. Directed by: Arvīds Krievs "Bitter Wine", feature Donats is a modern-day Don Juan juggling the various women in his life seemingly without any consequences, until he falls in love with Agnese. Her husband, Ralfs, turns out to be a formidable opponent. Directed by: Rolands Kalniņš Cast: Kaspars Znotiņš, Agnese Zeltiņa, Normunds Laizāns, Rēzija Kalniņa, Liene Šomase, Aurēlija Anužīte-Lauciņa, Regīna Razuma, Pēteris Liepiņš
Beatrise is drifting in life. She has based her existence on unsuccessful relationships that have collapsed, like sand castles, one after the other. Forced to re-evaluate things, she realizes that she can only achieve harmony by learning to rely on herself, and not on illusory feelings or words. Cast: Rēzija Kalniņa, Ģirts Ķesteris, Sandra Zvīgule, Harijs Spanovskis, Juris Žagars, Leonarda Ķestere, Lāsma Bušmane, Juris Bartkevičs Directed by Una Celma Movie in Latvian.
Beatrise (Rezija Kalnina) is in her thirties, drifting in her life. She has never made independent decisions but based her life on unsuccesfull relationships collapsing one after another like sand castles. Forced to reevaluate her life she realizes that the only way to reach harmony is to start making decisions by herself not relaying to circumstances, illusory feelings and beautiful words. Cast: Rēzija Kalniņa, Sandra Zvīgule, Ģirts Ķesteris, Juris Žagars, Harijs Spanovskis, Lenarda Ķestere, Lāsma Bušmane Directed by Una Celma Movie in Latvian.
When Shrek married Princess Fiona, becoming the next King and Queen of Far, Far Away wasn't part of the plan. So when his father-in-law, King Harold, falls ill, it is up to Shrek to find a suitable heir or he will be forced to give up his beloved swamp for the throne. Recruiting Donkey and Puss In Boots for a new quest, Shrek sets out to bring back the rightful heir to the throne, Fiona's rebellious cousin Artie. Back in Far, Far Away, Fiona's jilted Prince Charming storms the city with an army of fairy tale villains to seize the throne.
Lightning McQueen is a cocky, rookie race car. Speeding on his way to a big race, he crashes into Radiator Springs, destroying lots of the inhabitants belongings. In order to make up for what he did, the cocky roadster is sentenced to community service. Though he will do anything to get away from the work, McQueen must learn to respect and bond with the Radiator Springs inhabitants in order to get out of the town and back on the racetracks.
Members of a high school class in Latvia, who graduated in the mid-1980s, have been meeting every year. Now in their late 30s, they have adjusted with different degrees of success to the new conditions in independent Latvia. The reunions have been a chance to remember and relive the peculiar intensity of being young and on the threshold of "real life". However, this reality has, for most of the classmates, become an illusion of what success and happiness are supposed to mean. The film portrays the events of one night, when the classmates meet again at a country inn owned by one of them.
The natural order of fairy tales is interrupted in the sequel to the Academy Award®-winning blockbuster "Shrek." "Shrek 2" sends Shrek, Donkey and Princess Fiona on a whirlwind of new adventures with more fairy-tale favorites to lampoon along the way. After battling a fire-breathing dragon and the evil Lord Farquaad to win the hand of Princess Fiona, Shrek now faces his greatest challenge: the in-laws. Shrek and Princess Fiona return from their honeymoon to an invitation to visit Fiona's parents, the king and queen of the Kingdom of Far Far Away.