Lugazi station to Amsterdam
Hightschool girl who meets her mother just on a train.
Women and the Guards
The film is a philosophical essay about the woman prisoner, the victim of traditional and Islamitic laws and the prison guard, representing Western democracy, with both in the paradoxical situation that a progressively run prison may just be the best and safest place for an abandoned woman in contemporary Afghanistan
Living for the Dream
Four 'thirty-something' Swedish working women long for lives that are better, more real. About the nature of work, recreation and dreams.
I'm Coming Back For Real
The Man with 150. 000 USD Prize on his Head
A portrait of Lars Vilks, a Swedish artist of Latvian ancestry, a university professor, a sculptor, provocateur, scandal-maker and State Secretary of his own micro-nation of LADONIA and lecturer on art theory in Sweden. He is the only Swede and the only Latvian to have a price of $ 100 000 put on his head. But perhaps his creative and intellectual powers are worth much more?
Born May 1, 1960 in Riga, Latvia. Education: University of Latvia, 1983. Film and Television Directing Program, Film Institute of Moscow, 1989. Work experience: Continuity assistant, Riga Film Studio 1985-1987, Director, Riga Film Studio 1989-1991. Freelance work for BBC World Service (1992-1993) and Swedish TV (1992-1999). Freelance work for the private Latvian TV channel NTV-5, 1992-1993. Filmography: Arpuse (Outside), feature, Riga Film Studio, 1989; Krustceles (Crossroads), feature, Riga Film Studio, 1990; Sala (Island), feature, Riga Film Studio & Latrek, 1991; Flickorna Fö dda 1960/The Girls of 1960, documentary, Little Big Productions 1994, received the Filmens Dag grant prize at the Gothenburg Film Festival, 1995. Svar med Foto/Follow me, Bjerking Produktion & Kaupo Filma, 1999, feature, Latvian-Swedish, co-production, Prize for best script, European Film Festival Corato, Italy 2000; Egg Lady, documentary, Lats Film and Kaupo Filma, Swedish Film Institute, Swedish TV, 2000. Handful of Bullets, feature, 2002, Latvian-Swedish co-production. And then I Return for Good, documentary, 2003, Latvia.
"Egg lady" (prize for Baltic documentary, filmfestival Arsenals, september 2000,prize for best Nordic documentary, Lubeck, november 2000), prize for television documentary (interNational filmfestival Media wave Hungary, may 2001.) , prize per best artistic documentary ART, Neubranderburg, 2001, PRIX Europa top 10 non fiction ,2001, special mention Barselona international filmfestival 2001,Upsala international filmfestival 2001, Parnu international filmfestival, Triesta international filmfestival, Italy 2002.
Best young actress Berlin film festival, programme winner ofYoung shooting star
Latvuan national prize as best actress