Laila Pakalniņa
(Latvia)

Laila Pakalnina born 1962 in Liepaja, Latvia.1986 graduated from the Moscow University, Department of TV Journalism. 1991 graduated from the Moscow Film Institute (VGIK), Department of Film Direction. In 1996 she won the FIPRESCI prize in Cannes for the best short film with Pramis / The Ferry. She makes both short and feature length documentaries and fiction films.

Films
Filmography
Vela
1991
Doms
1991
Anna Ziemassvetki
1992
Baznica
1993
Pasts
1996
Pramis
1996
Ozols
1997
Kurpe
1998
Tusya
2000
Mostieties!
2001
Papa Gena
2002
Martins
2002
Pitons
2003
Visions of Europe
2004
Buss
2004
Leiputrija
2004
Teodors
2006
Udens
2006
Kilnieks
2006
Uguns
2007
Par dzimteniti
2008
Akmeni
2008
Klusums
2009
Pa Rubika Celu
2010
Sniegs
2012
Picas
2012
Skurstenis / The Chimney
2013
Isfilma par dzivi / Short Film about Life
2014
A Dream of Snow
2014
Hei, Rasma!
2015
Ausma
2015
Sapnis / Dream
2016
Zirdziņ, Hallo! / Hello, Horse!
2017
Karote / Spoon
2019

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