17th European Documentary Film Symposium AGENDA

Biannual film screenings and discussions of the European Documentary Film Symposium have been opened!

From September 8 till September 13 participants as well as guests meet in Riga to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Symposium and join in the unique experience of the latest European documentary films reflecting on the theme of this year's event –
Vision of Reality in Documentaries.

For the first time all the Symposium sessions are held in the very heart of the city – Old Town Riga. For three exciting days the old House of Reutern has become a host for all day long documentary  screenings, interrupted solely by different opinions, commentaries and fruitful discussions. Not to leave without any gain, the closing day of the Symposium (September 12) will contribute to advancement of theoretical thought and feedback on the screened documentaries – participants of the event will meet at the traditional round-table discussion .

Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, the Netherlands, Poland, Russia and Sweden – these are the countries represented both in the film program, as well as  by  presence of experienced documentary film theoreticians, well-known directors and promising debutants. 

Baiba Urbane

Agnese Surkova
International Coordinator

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