Riga International Film Forum “Arsenals”


The 16th IFF “Arsenals” (2000)

OTHER ACTIVITIES

IFF “Arsenals” –it is not only a festival, it is an EVENT. “Arsenals” does not mean just films but also various creative activities that add to the unique atmosphere of the festival. An open-air show of Bunuel’s favourite film “The Saragossa Manuscript” by Wojciech Has, Sergey Paradjanov’s “Fashion House” – opening of a unique exhibition of collages within “Arsenals”.

At the initiative of the president of IFF “Arsenals” Augusts Sukuts, an internationally unique film museum was opened on September 20, 2000. It is a lighthouse, transported from the seashore to the geographic centre of Latvia – a small town called Keipene in central Latvia. It has now become the Navigation Tower, a world film centre. It has 64 mailboxes each for a relevant personality from the movie world. You can also write to your favourites.
The address is:
KEIPENE NAVIGATION TOWER
Keipenes pagasts
Ogres rajons
Latvia
LV-5062
Michelangelo Antonioni , Bela Tarr, Ingmar Bergman, Luis Bunuel, Arnolds Burovs, Zbigniew Cybulski, Juri Tsivjan, Salvador Dali, Oleg Dahl, Oscar Danziger, Marlene Dietrich, Aleksandr Dovzhenko, Derek Jarman, John Jost, Sergey Eisenstein, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Federico Fellini, Gerard Phillipe, Herz Frank, Valentina Freimane, Jean Gabin, Aleksey German, Jean-Luc Godar, Sarunas Bartas, Ulrich & Erica Gregori, Jonas Mekas, Suren Babayan, Arthavazad Peleshyan, Mark Soosaar, David Wark Griffith, Peter Greenaway, Michail Yampolsky, Ottar Iosseliani, Aleksandr Kydanovsky, Naum Kleiman, Akira Kurosawa, Leonids Leimanis, Viktors Lorencs, Louis & Auguste Lumiere, Georges Melies, Marilyn Monroe, Kira Muratova, Sergey Ovcharov, Sergey Paradjanov, Michael Pilz, Priit Parn, Juris Podnieks, Algimantas Puipa, Rolands Kalnins, Andris Slapins, Aleksandr Sokurov, Jos Stelling, Juris Stiprais, Gennady Schpaliko, Erich von Stroheim, Jan Svankmajer, Michail Schveytzer, Andrey Tarkovsky, Edward Tisse, Andrzej Wajda, Jean Vigo, Luchino Visconti, Vytautas Zalakevicius

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