RIBOCA2 film screening

RIBOCA2 film screening

Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art invites you to the worldwide online premiere of the feature film and suddenly it all blossoms

The film will exclusively available for free from 25 – 29 November 2021, and we cordially invite you to sign up for the online screening.


With Riga’s abandoned industrial space of Andrejsala providing an evocative, other-worldly backdrop, the film and suddenly it all blossoms is a journey through the complexities of our time, shifting between hopes, desires, and doubts around our current moment.

Directed by Rebecca Lamarche-Vadel and acclaimed Latvian film director Dāvis Sīmanis, the film’s soundtrack and narration was produced by singer and songwriter LAFAWNDAH. The film has received two nominations for the Latvian national film award “Lielais Kristaps” – in the category for the best documentary cinematographer, Andrejs Rudzāts, and for the category of best sound director Ernests Ansons.

Works by Pawel Althamer, Kristaps Ancāns, Félicia Atkinson, Alex Baczynski-Jenkins, Nina Beier, Oliver Beer, Hicham Berrada, Dora Budor, Eglė Budvytytė, Valdis Celms, Edith Dekyndt, Erika Eiffel, Vija Eniņa, Miķelis Fišers, Heinz Frank, Cyprien Gaillard, Bendik Giske, Honkasalo-Niemi-Virtanen, Katrin Hornek, Marguerite Humeau, Pierre Huyghe, IevaKrish, Mikhail Karikis and Uriel Orlow, Agnese Krivade, Lina Lapelytė and Mantas Petraitis, Eva L’Hoest, Hanne Lippard, Mikhail Maksimov, MAREUNROL‘S, Berenice Olmedo, Dominika Olszowy, Sarah Ortmeyer, Philippe Petit, Bridget Polk, Ugo Rondinone, Jaanus Samma, Tomás Saraceno, Augustas Serapinas, Timur Si-Qin, Nikolay Smirnov, Anastasia Sosunova, Daina Taimiņa are featured in the film.