Matiss Kaza

is a filmmaker currently based in New York City. Matiss Kaza grew up in Riga, Latvia. Fascinated with film from an early age, Kaza has worked on several feature-length documentaries as a writer. As a documentarian, he is interested in telling stories about personalities, places and issues, which are overlooked by the general society. One Ticket Please is his debut in documentary directing.


One Ticket Please, 2016.

One Ticket Please (12+)

Latvia, USA, 2016, colour, 65 min.
Director: Matiss Kaza
A 78-year-old Indian woman in New York is the world’s most passionate theatergoer. Nicki Cochrane been going to at least one play every day for more than 25 years, acquiring free tickets using a variety of ingenious means. Nicki prides herself with a staunch dedication to the art. But at what point does passion turn into addiction?


Tempo Documentary Festival – New Doc Award; Winter Film Awards – New York Perspective Award.