Viesturs Kairišs

Viestur Kairish_ohjaaja_Pelican in the DesertViesturs Kairišs (born 1971) is a Latvian opera, theater and film director. He has made a successful career in Latvia and Germany as acclaimed director of operas. The movies and plays of Kairišs have toured in many European festivals.

DocPoint is screening Pelican in the Desert  was on the competition at the Visions du Reel. The documentary is a poetic depiction of the most Eastern part of Europe – The Latgale of Latvia.

Selected filmography:
Pelican in the Desert (2014)
Loengrins From Varka Kru (2009)
Romeo And Juliet (2004)
The Monument (2004)
The Train (1998)