Five Years of Tax Incentive for Films Results in Production Growth, New Jobs and Considerable Investment
The Belgian creative industry consultancy KEA European Affairs has, under the commission of the Lithuanian Film Centre, conducted a research to analyse the results of the national tax incentive for film production from 2014 to 2017.
The 61st edition of DOK Leipzig, an international festival for documentary and animated film which kicks off today, has Lithuania as its country in focus to celebrate Lithuania’s statehood centenary. The international public will see a documentary retrospective encompassing three generations of filmmakers, “Challenges of (In)Dependence”, in addition to three Lithuanian premieres vying for the festival’s prizes. Lithuanian filmmakers are also taking part in DOK Leipzig’s industry events.
The first ever New York Baltic Film Festival comes with 18 film screenings over a four-day period at Scandinavia House from October 18 through October 21. The festival will feature 7 U.S. premiere screenings and 9 NYC premieres.
New York audiences will have an opportunity to watch the notable classic films that have rarely been seen outside of Europe, the latest features, documentaries and animation films from some of the best established and upcoming filmmakers from Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia.
Cinema Spreads the Word About Lithuania Across the World – Four Months, Four Continents, Leading Festivals
From the early summer cinema has spread the word about the centenary of the restoration of Lithuania across four continents. With the support from the Lithuanian Film Centre films and projects have been presented in almost 20 countries across the world from the Baltic countries to South Korea, China, Australia and Canada.
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“My films are the celebration of reality, of life, of my friends, of actual daily life that passes and is gone tomorrow. We don’t pay attention to it when it happens.”
DAFilms.com present an extensive retrospective of Jonas Mekas, 95-year-old director straddled between Europe and the US, documentary and the avant-garde. Discover the work of the Lithuanian-American director, poet and visual artist often called the godfather of American avant-garde cinema and founder of the diary genre in documentary film.