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Berlinale 2020: Latvian Film in Berlin

Use the unique chance to catch the No 1 Latvian box office in the last 30 years – Blizzard Of Souls (2019) by the young director Dzintars Dreibergs. The feature is based on Aleksandrs Grins’ novel of the same title, script was adapted by Boris Frumin, the associate professor of NYU TISCH. What starts as a naive love story of sixteen-year-old Arturs, gets suddenly interrupted by the outbreak of WWI and turns into epic fight for freedom. Score was composed by the ten-time Emmy Award-nominee Lolita Ritmanis. The feature was produced by the director himself, Inga Praņevska and the co-producer Ilona Bičevska (Riga-based company Kultfilma). Screenings: - February 20th, 16:15 at CinemaxX 13 -

Lolita Ritmanis Wins Golden Microphone Award for Blizzard of Souls

In a ceremony held at the Dailes Theatre, in Riga, Latvia Lolita Ritmanis won the award for Best Instrumental or Inter-Genre Music Album (performed by the State Academic Choir " Latvia“ under the leadership of Māris Sirmas, and a dedicated film orchestra conducted by Ritmanis. Album produced by Lolita Ritmanis and Mark Mattson​.

Groundbreaking Women Warriors: The Voices of Change Concert Soundtrack to be Recorded in Riga

Groundbreaking Women Warriors: The Voices of Change Concert Soundtrack to be Recorded in Riga Conductor and producer Amy Andersson and composer Lolita Ritmanis team up with local orchestras February X, 2020, Riga, Latvia - World renowned conductor Amy Andersson and composer Lolita Ritmanis land in Riga five months after the triumphant debut of Women Warriors: The Voices of Change to record the soundtrack for global distribution. Presented by Andersson’s Orchestra Moderne NYC on September 20, 2019 to a sold out audience in Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, the premiere showcased an original 12-chapter documentary covering 800 years of feminist history and the development of women's civil and

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