Elina Reitere

Dr. Elīna Reitere leads a life of a digital nomad and meanders on a daily basis between her identities of a film critic and a film scholar. Now she resides in Leipzig (Germany). At the same time, she is second editor-in-chief of the Latvian film magazine and acting researcher at Institute of Literature, Folklore and Art of the University of Latvia. She has studied audio-visual culture, film, media and performance studies in Riga and Mainz (Germany). She wrote her dissertation on narration in slow cinema (published in 2018). Currently she is developing into a book a research project on social history of Latvian film. She has been nominated for Normunds Naumanis Prize for Art criticism in Latvia for her film reviews in 2019.