Masters of Dox

To Be Continued

Ivars Seleckis
Screening time  
25.02. / Monday, 22:00 - 00:00 Theatre 3  
01.03. / Friday, 18:00 - 20:00 Theatre 3  
A curious and tender look at Latvian children and their families.

In 1940, Ivars Seleckis – one of the most eminent Baltic documentarians – was a schoolboy, while Latvia was already occupied by the Soviets. Throughout his long career, he had never filmed children. So, over two years, he followed five children: Kārlis lives in the country, while Gleb’s grandparents are part of the Russian-speaking minority who arrived to the country during the Soviet era. Zane’s family has always lived in an urban environment, while that of Anastasija has returned to live far from the city. Finally, little Anete’s mother lives and works in England. Continuing his work as a patient chronicler of change in Latvian society, Seleckis takes a curious and tender look at this new generation and their families.

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Ivars Seleckis

Ivars Seleckis je rođen 1934. u Rigi u Latviji. Jedan je od pokretača legendarne škole poetskog dokumentarnog filma u Rigi. Iako se formalno obrazovao za prehrambenog tehničara, karijeru je počeo 1958. kao asistent snimatelja u Filmskom studiju u Rigi. Godine 1966. diplomirao je snimanje na Moskovskom filmskom institutu, a svoj debitantski dokumentarni film snimio je 1968. godine. Dobar dio njegove filmografije uvršten je u kanon letonske filmske povijesti. Godine 1975. dodijeljen mu je počasni magisterij umjetnosti, a 1987. počasna titula narodnog umjetnika Latvije, najviše priznanje za postignuće u umjetnosti.

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Turpinājums

Latvia
2018, 96'

Directed by:
Ivars Seleckis

Screenplay by:
Krista Burāne

Cinematography:
Valdis Celmiņš

Edited by:
Andra Doršs

Music:
Kārlis Auzāns

Producers:
Antra Gaile, Gints Grūbe

Produced by:
Mistrus Media

Festivals & Awards:

Visions du Réel 2018; Tallin Black Nights Film Festival – Award for Life Achievment for director Ivars Seleckis; National Film Festival Latvia “Lielais Kristaps” – Best Editor, Best Camera, Best director; Nordische Filmtage Lubeck, 2018; Riga International Film Festival 2018 – Audience Award; IDFA 2018; Message to Man IFF 2018 – Award of the Honorary president; Academy Awards 2019 – Latvia's Entry for Best Foreign Language Film