CALL FOR ENTRIES 2016
21st Riga International Film Festival 2ANNAS has opened the submissions for short and mid-length film competition 2016!
Norwegian film YES, WE LOVE triumphs at the 2ANNAS festival!
Grand prix of the International short film competition goes to the Norwegian director Hallvar Witzø's short film YES, WE LOVE.
PREMIERE SCREENING OF LATVIAN FILMS
Premiere screening of 2 Latvian films - Reinis Spaile 'Beats of the Empty Land' and Laila Pakalnina 'Cukierek'
THE WINNERS OF THE FESTIVAL 2ANNAS COMPETITION REVEALED TONIGHT
Tonight at 20:30 follow the Awards Ceremony to find out the winners of this years competition awarded by the international jury members: Berlin Interfilm Art director Heinz Hermanns, curators Liuda Drizyte, Tanja Hladnik and Laura Walde and directors Lauris Abele and Vladimir Lescov
HEY RASMA!, PAULS IRBINS ON MARS AND WHAT IS REAL CINEMA?
Riga International Film Festival 2ANNAS for the first time in the festival history are showing the mid-lenght competition.
INGA PERKONE: THE SIZE MATTERS AFTER ALL
Riga International Film Festival 2ANNAS opened its 20th anniversary edition with a pomp in the Cinema Splendid Palace. The visitors truly enjoyed Buster Keaton's silent film The General (1926) with the live music composed specifically for this occasion.
THE LENGTH DOESN'T MATTER - OPENING OF THE 2ANNAS FESTIVAL
Join the celebration of 20th anniversary of Riga International Film Festival 2ANNAS opening ceremony tonight at Splendid Palace.
Riga International Film festival 2ANNAS celebrates its' 20th birthday!
In honor of the celebration, 2ANNAS will look back at its' past and into the future. Competition programmes, focus screenings, special events, discussions and parties guaranteed!
WHITE NIGHT TOGETHER WITH 2ANNAS: CINEMA IS LIFE
Riga International Film Festival 2ANNAS takes part in the modern cultural forum White Night, kicking off September 5, with a Latvian short film programme and audiovisual performances.
SURPRISES AND INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNISED FILMS IN THE RUNNING
Out of the 1300 submitted films, 61 have been selected for the competition. However, on the whole, 100 films will be presented as part of the focus programmes and festival showings.
Discussion // MAN IN CINEMA: HERO, LOVER OR FOOL?
2ANNAS Festival invities to a discussion about the representation of men in cinema and their social roles. The discussion will be held at Kaņepes Kultūras centrs (KKC) on 26 August at 19.00.
2ANNAS film festival is visiting WATERPIECES video art festival!
LATVIAN MAN AT LABA DABA FESTIVAL
On 1 August short and medium-length films by Latvian directors from the 2ANNAS film festival programme will be shown at the international music festival LABA DABA.
Experimental short film programme CINEMA COMMUNE
On 30 July at 18:00 the entertainment and recreation place Klondaika offers an experimental short film programme for film enthusiasts.
2ANNAS is screening short films at POSITIVUS!
Uncomfortable shorts for conversations
Riga International Film festival 2ANNAS is taking participation in the Conversation Festival LAMPA, exploring issues, that are uncomfortable to discuss.
Volunteer at the 2ANNAS festival
Become a volunteer and enjoy the perks - passes to see the entire festival programme, invitations to all the 2ANNAS parties and more!
2ANNAS invites you to learn about the aspects of documentaries at the house of fairy tales Undīne.
ALMOST 1300 FILMS SUBMITTED TO 2ANNAS FESTIVAL, SELECTION BEGINS
The films entered for consideration include the works of directors already renowned in Latvia, European Film Award nominees, laureates of the Berlinale and other international film festivals.
Discussion // The End of Manliness
2ANNAS is talking about MEN!
Baltic Pitching Forum 2015
For the third year Baltic directors have the opportunity to polish their marketing skills and win a chance to present their short film projects to possible sponsors at two of the biggest pithing forums in Europe!
Network for art, science and cultural innovation RIXC invites media artists to submit their work to the Renewable Futures festival.
2ANNAS starts its tour around Latvia!
Submit your film with FilmFestivalLife!
Now you can use the FilmFestivalLife platform to submit your short or mid-length film to our festival and keep up with what's new in the film festival world!
Riga International Film festival 2ANNAS has opened the submissions for this years' festival!
European Script Meeting Submission Deadline Extended
Submission deadline for European Script Meeting has been extended to 15th November
Belgian Days in Riga
Riga International Film festival 2ANNAS in collaboration wit the Royal Embassy of Belgium in Riga has prepared a special selection of Belgian shorts to screen during the Belgian Days in Riga on November 10, 2014!
The full programme of 2ANNAS 2014 is available on the website!
Information about the ticket prices is available below.
Festival is coming up!
The full programme will be revealed until October 12, stay tuned! Please look under 2ANNAS2014 in the left corner of the website
2ANNAS 2014 TEASER
Riga International Film festival 2ANNAS gives a little sense of what to expect from this year's festival!
2ANNAS will take part in the contemporary culture forum White Night with two of our favorite activities: screening short films and dancing!
BPF submissions still open
You have until September 5 to submit your idea to Baltic Pitching Forum!
Films seen by Aspen readers
On August 16 at 7 pm kim? and 2ANNAS invite to a conversation about Aspen, a different way of experiencing art and film that existed in 1960s and 1970s, in America.
Shakespeare shorts at Doms courtyard
2ANNAS wraps up the outdoor screenings at the Riga Doms courtyard this Thursday with shorts based on the work of William Shakespeare!
World shorts at Doms courtyard
This Thursday we will screen the best short films from around the world!
Latvian shorts at Doms courtyard
We continue the outdoors screenings at the Doms church courtyard on Thursday, July 17 with a programme on Latvian shorts!
Baltic Pitching Forum Open Call
Baltic Pitching Forum 2014 is looking for participants!
2ANNAS on Positivus TV
In preparation for Positivus music festival, 2ANNAS also participates in Positivus TV - the new pop-up television channel - with a specially selected program for five nights!
PROJECTOR 2014 special screening in Jekabpils
On July 10, 2014 2ANNAS will travel to Jekabpils to demonstrate the PROJECTOR 2014 film program in a special screening as part of the Jekabpils city festival.
2ANNAS is packing for POSITIVUS
Like every year 2ANNAS festival has created a special film program, which will be demonstrated at the music and art festival POSITIVUS!
Extended deadline for Baltic competition!
The deadline for submissions of short films for Baltic competition has been extended till June 30!
The Latvian tour is over!
After nearly two months on the road, 2ANNAS have finished the Latvian tour. This spring, we traveled all around Latvia to screen a selection of 8 films from the previous festival competition programmes. The tour now has come to the end, and we would like to express our deep gratitude for everybody involved!
Call for Entries soon closing!
2ANNAS would like to remind you that the call for entries is soon closing!
2ANNAS in Cineuropa
''Cineuropa'' just published an interview with 2ANNAS programme director Anna Veilande-Kustikova. In the interview, she explains the aims and goals of 2ANNAS, the future vision of the festival and also why this year we have a feature film competition.
Latvian Tour PROJECTOR 2014
2ANNAS are getting on the road to travel around Latvia and show a specially selected programme of films from the last year's festival also elsewhere in Latvia!
On Saturday, March 22 2ANNAS together with Riga Film Museum and the Embassy of the Netherlands in Latvia will organize a Dutch short film afternoon called ''SHORT DUTCH''
2ANNAS 2013 did much, but 2ANNAS 2014 will create wonders
Riga International FILM Festival 2ANNAS