Educational programs

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This is a group activity. We take groups up to 30 students, and the ticket cost of one participant is 3,00 EUR. It is free of charge for teachers and parents that accompany the students.


A unique opportunity to learn about the very beginnings of film, and one that just may encourage youngsters to find out more about this creative field. Appropriate for children of preschool and primary school age, this interesting and entertaining presentation features and explains subjects such as: the phenomenon of the moving image, optical toys, the birth of film, detective films, scary movies, and comedies.

Length: 90 min

Target group: classes 1-5


This educational program is created to provide students with an understanding of how totalitarian regimes affect people’s lives and influence their freedom of expression and artistic creativity. To help illustrate this phenomenon, excerpts of films from the Latvian Cultural Canon are shown. The activity builds upon the knowledge that students have already gained in a variety of school subjects, and reveals to them the interdisciplinary nature of film.

Length: 80 min

Target group: high school students (classes 10-12)


Riga Film museum offers a guided tour in the permanent exhibition "Behind the screen".