Rīgas kinostudija

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Riga Film Studio (Latvian: Rīgas kinostudija, Russian: (historical)Рижская киностудия) is a Latvian film production company based in Riga and founded in 1940 on the basis of the earlier private film companies. In 1948, the Riga Documentary Film Studio was founded.

In 1970-80, company produces 10-15 films a year, provides work for 1000 employees.

Currently there are no major filmings. The studio earns by leasing its facilities, offering expert services, and licensing films distribution in Riga.

In 2007, a bill was rejected by the Council of Ministers of Latvia to privatize 125 films by RFS, they are still the State property.

Notable films made by Riga Film Studio[edit]

Year Title English title Director
1970 Vella kalpi Aleksandrs Leimanis
1971 Nāves ēnā Gunārs Piesis
1972 Ceplis Rolands Kalniņš
1972 Vella kalpi vella dzirnavās Aleksandrs Leimanis
1973 Pūt, vējiņi Gunārs Piesis
1975 Mans draugs nenopietns cilvēks Jānis Streičs
1978 Par desmit minūtēm vecāks Ten Minutes Older Hercs Franks
1981 Limuzīns Jāņu nakts krāsā Jānis Streičs
1984 Vajadzīga soliste Genādijs Zemels
1985 Emīla nedarbi Varis Brasla
1985 Sprīdītis Gunārs Piesis
1986 Vai viegli būt jaunam? Juris Podnieks
1997 Likteņdzirnas Jānis Streičs
2000 Vecās pagastmājas mistērija The Mystery of Old Parish House Jānis Streičs

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