LAILA PAKALNINA: RUMBA

 


Director and scriptwriter Laila Pakalnina talks about her film RUMBA (shown here in condensed form), featuring observational footage shot over several summers at the Venta Waterfall, the widest waterfall in Europe, located in Latvia, the filmmaker's home country.

 
 


"I feel as if I had exclusive rights to this place, because I grew up 'framing' it — I was too small to see the waterfall over the railings of Kuldīga Bridge and so I spent lots of time with my head stuck through the lower gaps in the railings."

 
 

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