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Awards

Berlin International Film Festival

2006 Nominee
Golden Berlin Bear
Best Short Film
Udens (2006)

Cannes Film Festival

2009 Nominee
Palme d'Or - Best Short Film
Klusums (2009)

Denver International Film Festival

2004 Winner
Krzysztof Kieslowski Award
Pitons (2003)
Tied with Tu (2003).

Doclisboa International Film Festival

2010 Winner
International Competition
Best Short Documentary
Pa Rubika Celu (2010)

European Film Awards

2008 Nominee
European Film Award
European Short Film
Uguns (2007)
Prix UIP Grimstad
2005 Nominee
European Film Award
European Documentary
Leiputrija (2004)

International Documentary Film Festival of Navarra Punto de Vista

2013 Nominee
Prize for Best Short Film
Sniegs (2012)
2011 Nominee
Prize for Best Short Film
Pa Rubika Celu (2010)

Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival

2014 Nominee
Best Central and Eastern European Documentary
Skurstenis (2013)
Nominee
Best European Documentary Short
Isfilma par dzivi (2014)
2010 Nominee
Best Central and Eastern European Documentary
Pa Rubika Celu (2010)

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

2007 Winner
Best Documentary - Special Mention
Under 30 Minutes
Teodors (2006)

Kinoshok - Open CIS and Baltic Film Festival

2016 Winner
Best Director Award
Ausma (2015)

Latvian National Film Festival

2007 Winner
Latvian Film Prize
Best Short Film
Udens (2006)
Best Director - Documentary
Teodors (2006)
Best Short Documentary
Teodors (2006)
Nominee
Latvian Film Prize
Best Director
Kilnieks (2006)
Best Screenplay
Kilnieks (2006)
2003 Winner
Latvian Film Prize
Best Film
Pitons (2003)

Locarno International Film Festival

2008 Nominee
Golden Leopard - Filmmakers of the Present
Par dzimteniti (2008)
Shared with:
2006 Nominee
Golden Leopard - Filmmakers of the Present
Kilnieks (2006)

Oberhausen International Short Film Festival

2014 Nominee
Grand Prize
Isfilma par dzivi (2014)
2002 Winner
Award of the Theatre Owners
Papa Gena (2002)

Rome Film Fest

2012 Winner
CinemaXXI Special Jury Prize
Picas (2012)
Nominee
CinemaXXI Award
Picas (2012)

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

2014 Nominee
Sleepwalkers Jury Prize
Baltic Sea
Isfilma par dzivi (2014)
2008 Winner
Tridens Baltic Film Award
Best Film
Par dzimteniti (2008)
Shared with:

A humane poetic and affecting portrayal of the parallel ecologies of human friendship and the ... More

A humane poetic and affecting portrayal of the parallel ecologies of human friendship and the natural world, both presented with cinematic empathy.


Warsaw International Film Festival

2009 Nominee
Best Short
Klusums (2009)
2006 Nominee
Central and Eastern Europe Award
Kilnieks (2006)

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