Jānis Streičs. His Films and the Signs of the Age: a conference

Researching the work and life of the Latvian film director and screenwriter Jānis Streičs, as part of the Streičs’ anniversary year. The event is financially supported by the State Culture Capital Foundation.

Conference programme:

11:00 – 11:30 Registration

11:30 –Opening of the conference
Rūta Muktupāvela, Rector of the Latvian Academy of Culture
Daira Āboliņa, Head of the Latvian section of the International Film Critics’ Federation (FIPRESCI)

11:45 – 12:20 Jānis Streičs. The Latvian Self-expression on Screen

12:20 – 12:45 Klāra Brūveris. The Latvian Farmstead in the films of Jānis Streičs

12:45 – 13:10 Agnese Zapāne. The Visual Aesthetics of Jānis Streičs

13:10 – 13:35 Daira Āboliņa. Streičs and Brecht

13:35 – 14:00 Dagmāra Beitnere-Le Galla. The Narratives of Streičs’ Films in the Cultural Sociology Discourse

14:00 – 15:00 Lunch break

15:00 – 15:25 Vita Zelče. History in the Flms of Jānis Streičs

15:25 – 15:50 Inga Pērkone. A Woman and War. The Dilogy of Ingrida Sokolova and Jānis Streičs

15:50 – 17:00 Discussion. The Signs of Time in the Films by Jānis Streičs (moderator Daira Āboliņa, participants Dita Rietuma, Viktors Freibergs, Zane Balčus, Kaspars Zellis, Jānis Streičs)

18:00 Īpašais seanss – Carmen Horrendum (1989, režisors Jānis Streičs, 35 mm), kinoteātra Splendid Palace Mazā zālē

Free entry

TIME11:00 - 17:00
VENUECafe Film Noir