The culmination of celebration of Federico Fellini’s centenary at the cinema Splendid Palace will take place on 17 December 2020 with a screening of the legend of cinema history, the film “8 1/2”.
To celebrate the diversity of national European films, European Art Cinema Day will be celebrated worldwide on 8 November 2020. The „Splendid Palace” movie theatre will also show arthouse films on this day!
Spanning eleven days and featuring 129 films presented in ten thematic programs – the seventh Riga International Film Festival (RIGA IFF) will take place this year between 15 and 25 October.
“Splendid Palace”, one of the most beautiful and oldest movie theatres in Europe, will continue to show excellent, high-quality films that have gained recognition from film lovers and professionals all over the world during the new 97th film season.
In 2020, due to the spread of Covid-19 infection, the festival "Baltic Pearl" will take place in the "Splendid Palace" movie theatre from October 7 to 11, instead of as usual in September.
As of 4 September 2020, the Splendid Palace cinema will resume both regular screenings and exclusive screenings of refurbished classics. In September they will commemorate the centenary celebration of Federico Fellini.