The festival will open with the premiere of the film "Eisenstein ..." outstanding British film Director Peter Greenaway, personally representing his picture to the Riga audience.
Traditional red carpet will be guests of the first screenings of the festival, including famous actors, Directors, politicians, prominent public figures. Unheard of record - 15 sold out long before the opening of the festival, and the phrase "sold out" adorns almost half of the screenings.
The festival will also include several fun activities and themed screenings. So for example, on 18 September at 20.30 before the premiere of the film "Mr Holmes" on the ground in front of the cinema will meet fans of the popular British detective in costumes of the era and on-screen meeting with the heroine of the famous blog "the Perfect style" will bring together the most fashionable and
elegant ladies from different parts of Latvia.
In the small hall of the cinema Splendid Palace on 18 September at 11.00 Peter Greenaway will meet with the Latvian filmmakers and the press. Immediately after this, at 14.00 will be shown a unique film filmmaker Oleg Kovalov "Mexican fantasy", which is based on a genuine film footage of Sergei Eisenstein shot the great Latvian cameraman Eduard Tissa.
19 September at 12.30 PM in the big hall of the cinema Splendid Palace will host the premiere and discussion of the new film by Vladimir Khotinenko "Heirs".
20 September, Sunday, at the cinema Citadele viewers will see a new film known provocateur Gaspar noé, the most controversial film of the Cannes film festival erotic romance "Love", shot in 3D.
The festival will last until September 21.