This year's National Film Awards will include 24 categories with the nominations for Best Full Feature Feature Film including the movies 1906, Nearby, Jelgava '94, Nothing Will Stop Us and Oleg.
The prizes will be judged by a specially constituted international jury, represented by film professionals from Latvia, America, Canada and Lithuania.
In a separate section of the competition, the best student film will be judged by the winners of last year's awards: film directors Ināra Kolmane and Matīss Kaza and producer Ilona Bičevska.
The festival culminates in a prize-giving ceremony on Tuesday, November 12 which will be shown live on LTV.
More information is available at the official website (Latvian only).
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