Riga’s Lilac

25 OCT / 16:00 / Sal 3
26 OCT / 10:00 / Sal 3

In Riga’s public transport you can call the police, if someone smells bad and disturbs your ride. But would you call? Lizete, an amateur interviewer, tries to figure it out: Do we have the right to stink?

  • Directed by: Lizete Upite
  • Country: Latvia, 2019
  • Time: 13m 59s
  • Type: 2D Computer
  • Production: Sabine Andersone & Richard Van Den Boom
  • Animation: Louise Cailliez & Lizete Upite
  • Company: Atom Art, Papy3D Productions

Born in 1987, Lizete Upīte is an animation film director from Latvia. Lizete begun her studies in audiovisual media in Baltic Film and Media school, Estonia, but after Erasmus exchange studies in Portugal, she changed her major to animation. After finishing her education in animated film directing at La Poudrière in France, she’s been working on several animation projects. Her animated short film Night Walks won the Golden Gunnar Grand Prix at FAF 2018.

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