WATERSHED CINEMA 2
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1 hr 30 mins
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What common desire is shared by five cats from a folktale, a circus bear and shopkeeper Olga who is stuck in her kiosk? The motif of this retrospective program is pursuit of happiness through time – the dreams, the beauty, the overcoming of one’s fears and prejudice. Among these films are a few classics, some lesser shown and known rarities and fresh work of the youngest generation of animation filmmakers.
Dir: Roze Stiebra
Five cats went into a forest to chop firewood but didn’t succeed in chopping it all up.
Dir: Z. Riekstiņš, E. Riekstiņš, O. Dinvietis, P. Dinvietis (Cinema amatours club LRAP)
The spider’s hobby is sawing – a pun from Russian language meaning “nagging”.
Dir: Ansis Bērziņš
This film is about protection of nature but also dwells on relationship between parent and child, life and death, nature and man.
The Garden of Fetish
Dir: Kārlis Vītols
A painter has lost the entrance to his garden. Searching for it he finds strange fetishes.
Wings and Oars
Dir: Vladimirs Lesčovs
A former pilot looks back over his life – The Earth, the Sky, the Woman – everything that took place on the journey from an air strip to an abandoned boat house.
Dir: Anete Melece
For years now, the kiosk has been Olga‘s little home simply because her sweet tooth and monotonous life has made her bigger than the exit.
Dir: Nils Skapāns
A story about loneliness, hope and deception.
The Isle of Seals
Dir: Edmunds Jansons
The film is an absurd comedy about a photographer with an unstoppable desire to see the surrounding through his preconceptions.
Dir: Reinis Pētersons
A charcoal on paper animation about a motorcycling circus bear who decides to leave the daily routine and takes off to the forest.
3 mins 25 secs
Exciting summer dive takes unexpected turn and grows into amplified experience when one faces the unsurpassable edge of the cliff.
Nerves on Nerves
Dir: Ance Kazake
3 mins 30 secs
The main character finds himself frustrated and unconsciously crosses the line
between “everyone is getting on my nerves” and “I’m getting on everyone’s nerves”.
Lost of Hunt
Dir: Monta Andžejevska
The routine of an online computer game player is disrupted by another player. He abandons the rules of game to retain the new friendship.
Teat Beat of Sex
Dir: Signe Baumane
2 mins 11 secs
Teat Beat on Sex’ are short lectures on sex given by a knowing woman. Very entertaining. Very informative.
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