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THE WET GUY
(Mitrais)
Latvia, 2013
Runtime: 26 min.
Director: Dainis Kļava

Lielais Kristaps – 2014 nomination:  best documentary film under 60’, best documentary film cinematography.

There is a Man, called by locals Mitrais, who is one of the first professional nature inspectors in Latvia. For older generation people his name is associated with an image of a real ranger, while those youngsters who know him respect him highly. Mitrais is sure that among today’s youth more idealists than ever before. And they are ready to do something tangible, something that can be physically felt and seen, not surrendering to the overwhelming virtual pseudo reality.

CAPITALISM AT CROSSROAD STREET
(Kapitālisms šķērsielā)
Latvia, 2013
Runtime: 102 min.
Director: Ivars Seleckis

Lielais Kristaps – 2014 nomination: best full-length documentary

The peculiar inhabitants of the tiny Crossroad Street in Riga always end up in the most unexpected situations that only life could invent. This film follows their everyday lives, their joys and woes in the times of global economic recession. The small community becomes society's mirror.

Language: Latvian
Subtitles: English






















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