The Latvian film industry is a young and developing sector although it's history goes back to the country's first independence between the two World Wars. Considering the lengthy interruption to film making in Latvia, it has managed to produced some world renowned documentary film makers including Herz Frank, Juris Podnieks and some independent producers are now coming to the fore. Latvian films of the last two decades have won prestigious awards at Cannes, Berlin, Venice, Locarno, Karlovy Vary, San Sebastian and Munich IFF among others.
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