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Winners of Artdocfest/Riga International Documentary Film Festival Announced

On March 8, at the closing of the Artdocfest/Riga festival in Latvia, the winners of two competitive programs "Baltic Focus" and "Artdocfest" were announced.

Baltic Focus 

Best Film - The Rain will never stop (Alina Gorlova)

Best Director - Lara Milena Broze and Kilian Armando Friedrich (Survive)

Special Mention of Jury - Flee (Jonass Poers Rasmusens)


Best Film - Lost Island (Svetlana Rodina, Laurent Stoop)

Best Director - Elena Zhigaeva (Women's territory)

Special Prize - Life of Ivanna (Renato Borrayo Serrano)

Special Mention of Jury - Beyond the White (Evgeny Kalachikhin)

Special Mention of Jury - When Flowers Are Not Silent (Andrei Kutsila)

Special Mention of Jury - Mara (Sasha Kulak)

The international festival Artdocfest/Riga is supported by the State Culture Capital Foundation of Latvia and many international foundations. The partners of the festival are the American TV channel Current Time TV, the German TV channel Deutsche Welle and the cinema Splendid Palace.

Photoes from the festival are here