Due to the spread of Covid-19 in the world and in Latvia, we ask you to be responsible and take precautions. Museum doors are open to individual visitors or members of one household.
Museum’s hours during Jāņi holidays
Riga Film museum will be closed for Jāņi holidays
Riga Film museum closed from December 19
Due to the current situation in regards to COVID-19 Riga Film museum will be closed from December 19, 2020 until further notice.
Face masks must be used when visiting the museum!
Ievērojot epidemioloģisko situāciju valstī, muzeju iespējams apmeklēt tikai ar sejas masku!
Baltic Sea Region Film History Conference
The VI Baltic Film History Conference "Genres and their Transformations: The Global and Local Contexts, Production and Reception" will be held on 14-15 October in Riga, Latvia. It is organized by Latvian Academy of Culture in partnership with Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre and Film Archive of the National Archives of Estonia. It will take place at the National Film School of the Latvian Academy of Culture. Riga Film museum will be represented by curator Agnese Logina who will talk about film director Aloizs Brenčs.
“Where’s the truth? The Tragedy of a Jewish School Girl” (1913) at Riga IFF
A unique opportunity to watch the oldest surviving fiction film that was shot in the territory of Latvia - "Where's the Truth? The Tragedy of a Jewish School Girl" at the opening event of Riga International Film Festival on October 15! The event will be the premiere of the restored version of this film, and it will be available for free viewing worldwide.
The museum is open!
Our doors are now open, and we can't wait to meet visitors again! Please follow the public health safety protocols and follow our directions when visiting Riga Film museum. We especially ask people who should be in self isolation or quarantine to stay home!
Riga Film museum closed until May 12
Due to the state of general emergancy because of the virus COVID-19 Riga Film museum will be closed until at least May 12. Let's keep in touch virtually!
Exhibition “I know how to steal too, madam!”
From September 20 a new exhibition about the legendary film "My Wealthy Mistress" will be on display in shopping mall "Galerija Centrs" on Rīdzenes iela
Permanent exhibition ”Behind the Screen”
In “Behind the Screen” we offer a practical and historical view of how film evolved in Latvia, with focus on the process – the things we don’t notice when looking at the screen.