Culture Crossroads
Journal of the Research Centre at the Latvian Academy of Culture

Culture Crossroads is an international peer-reviewed journal published by the Research Centre of the Latvian Academy of Culture. The goal of Culture Crossroads is to develop and expand theoretical and methodological approaches to the research of art and creativity with emphasis on the potential of a variety of disciplines and interdisciplinarity. The main focus of the publication is on the interaction of cultural, artistic and creative processes as well as the synergy between them and other domains of national economy, politics and social life. It is targeted on the most topical issues and discussion points in culture studies and arts. The publication is open to research in the fields of ethnology, theory of culture, semiotics, cultural anthropology, museology, cultural heritage, management of culture, sociology of culture and art, cultural economics (including creative industries), cultural politics, audio-visual art, performing arts, dance, theory of literature, musicology, law, linguistics, or other domains of culture studies and arts.


Culture Crossroads, vol.10 (2017)

Editorial

CONTENT

INTRODUCTION. CINEMA OF THE BALTIC SEA REGION: FIRST INSIGHT

Mg.art. Zane Balčus, Latvian Academy of Culture, Latvia

Articles

NEWSREELS AND CENSORSHIP IN ANTANAS SMETONA’S LITHUANIA, 1926–1940

PhD Candidate Audrius Dambrauskas, Vilnius University, Lithuania

DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKERS’ ANTI-COMMUNIST MANIFESTO. THE FILM “KULDĪGA FRESCOES” (AIVARS FREIMANIS, 1966)

Dr.art. Inga Pērkone, Latvian Academy of Culture, Latvia

CONNECTIVITY: THE SPACE OF DOCUMENTARY SEQUENCES IN THREE FICTION FILMS OF RIGA FILM STUDIO Divi (“Two”, 1965), Elpojiet dziļi (“Breathe Deeply”, 1967), and  bols upē (“Apple in the River”, 1974)

MSc, MA, Marija Weste, Linköping University, Sweden

THE PORTRAYAL OF WORKERS IN THE 1970s FILMS OF WOJCIECH WISZNIEWSKI

PhD Ewa Mazierska, University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom

LATVIAN AMATEUR DOCUMENTARY FILM, 1970s–1980s: FAMILY, COMMUNITY, TRAVEL, AND POLITICS IN THE FILMS OF ULDIS LAPIŅŠ, INGVARS LEITIS, AND ZIGURDS VIDIŅŠ

PhD candidate Inese Strupule, University College London, United Kingdom

THE ESTONIAN DOCUMENTARY FILM INDUSTRY: INVESTING IN THE CULTURAL GROWTH OF THE COUNTRY

M.A. Davide Abbatescianni, Baltic Film, Media, Arts and Communication School, Estonia

THE “CREATIVE TREATMENT OF ACTUALITY”: POETICS AND VERISIMILITUDE IN LAILA PAKALNIŅA’S FILMS

PhD Klara Bruveris, University of New South Wales, Australia

HISTORY IN THE FILMS OF JĀNIS STREIČS

Dr. hist. Vita Zelče, University of Latvia, Latvia

VISUAL AESTHETICS OF JĀNIS STREIČS’ FILMS

Mg. art. Agnese Zapāne, National Film Centre of Latvia, Latvia

ISSN: 2500-9974