Born in 1962 in Liepāja, Latvia. In 1991, she graduated with a degree in directing from Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography in Moscow. In 1996, THE FERRY and THE MAIL were screened at Cannes as part of the Un Certain Regard programme, receiving the international film critics’ FIPRESCI award. She is one of the most internationally recognized Latvian film directors. She has also acted as scriptwriter and producer for the majority of her 40 films.
1991 // VELA / THE LINEN (SHORT, DOC)
1994 // PRĀMIS / THE FERRY (SHORT, DOC)
1995 // PASTS / THE MAIL (DOC)
2003 // PITONS / THE PYTHON
2010 / PA RUBIKA CELU / ON RUBIK’S ROAD
2012 // PICAS // PIZZAS
2015 // AUSMA / DAWN