Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht (Nosferatu the Vampyre)

31.10.2019. 22:00 - 23:59

Jonathan Harker, an estate agent, goes to Transylvania to visit the mysterious Count Dracula and formalize the purchase of a property in Wismar. Once Jonathan is caught under his evil spell, Dracula travels to Wismar where he meets the beautiful Lucy, Jonathan’s wife, while a plague spreads through the town, now ruled by death. The […]

7 MILJARDI GADU PIRMS PASAULES GALA + Discussion with director

04.11.2019. 19:00 - 21:00

Two young people from Latvia meet each other in the South of France. He is studying restoration, she has been settled in Marseilles for quite some time already and attracts his attention as she astoundingly resembles an image that he has discovered underneath the upper layer of an altar painting. When Leo and Anna return […]

30 YEARS – FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL // After Winter Comes Spring

06.11.2019. 19:00 - 21:00

One year before the fall of the Berlin Wall, director Helke Misselwitz travels by train from south to north through the GDR. On her way, she meets a variety of women who talk about their worries and hopes in East Germany in the 1980s. The black and white documentary film tells of many brave attempts […]

30 YEARS – FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL // Barbara

07.11.2019. 19:00 - 21:00

The Berlin based doctor Barbara had applied to leave the GDR. But she became imprisoned and was transferred to a provincial hospital after her release in the summer of 1980. Her new boss André seems to cooperate with the State Security employees. For Barbara, the day of her planned flight is a far-reaching day for […]

30 YEARS – FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL // Good Bye, Lenin!

08.11.2019. 19:00 - 21:00

When Alex’s mother discovers her son at a demonstration, she falls into a coma shortly before the wall falls. Months later she wakes up. As her weak heart explicitly needs to be rested, she should not learn of the dramatic innovations of the fall of her beloved GDR, which becomes a tough challenge for Alex. […]

Kontrkultūra // Jelgava 94 + Introduction by the director

06.12.2019. 19:00 - 21:00

The story is based on the best seller by Jānis Joņevs set in 1994 in the Latvian city of Jelgava. The film takes us deep inside the world of teenagers of that time: combining the intimate diary of a teenager Jānis trying to find himself by joining a subculture, as well as a skillful, detailed […]

Kontrkultūra // The Youth Against The Soviets + introduction by the director

07.12.2019. 19:00 - 21:00

“The Youth Against The Soviets” is a full-length documentary about the life of underground youth and historical events in Lithuania from 1983 to 1991. These include dissident rallies, KGB persecution, punk rock festivals, protest concerts. Rock musicians and concert organizers tell about it in the film. The main character of the film is Vikintas Darius […]

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Kontrkultūra // Kaza Kāpa Debesīs + introduction by the director

08.12.2019. 14:00 - 16:30

Once again, the 1960s are in the focus of attention. They have encouraged searches for the origins of phenomena and ideals in the society that have been transformed or lost over time. This film is a story about that time in the Baltics, Latvia, and Riga. Young rebels of 1960s – nonconformists, hippies and beatniks […]

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Kontrkultūra // Soviet Hippies + discussion

08.12.2019. 17:00 - 19:00

SOVIET HIPPIES reveals unseen archives, great music from the Soviet underground, psychedelic animations, vivid editing and, of course, the historical story of the vast yet unknown movement. Thrilled by rock music, inspired by the cult of peace and love, the young long-haired drop-outs craved for freedom and created their own System in the Soviet Union […]

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Documentary Sundays // The Extraordinary Voyage

15.12.2019. 18:00 - 20:00

The film tells the incredible story, across the 20th and 21st centuries, of the challenges posed by one of the most complex film projects in cinema history: the restoration of Méliès’ masterpiece.

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