Lithuanian films and culture will receive special attention at CinEast film festival in Luxembourg as Lithuania becomes this year’s guest country. Cinema lovers will have a chance to do so as Lithuania brings seven films of various genres, organizes meetings with filmmakers and invites to a photo exhibition as well as a concert.
Lithuania becomes the center of attention at BEAST International Film Festival which brings Eastern European and Baltic cinema to Porto. This year Lithuania is the festival’s main country-partner and will offer an exhaustive program that focuses on both, contemporary and heritage Lithuanian cinema. The festival visitors will be able to see 24 Lithuanian films and retrospectives, meet the most prominent filmmakers and visit an art exhibition dedicated to Lithuanian cinema.
Lithuanian Oscars Committee announced its selection for this year’s Academy Awards: it’s a Lithuanian-Latvian-Estonian documentary essay Bridges of Time (lit. Laiko tiltai) brought by directors Audrius Stonys (Lithuania) and Kristīne Briede (Latvia).
Lithuanian filmmakers return to Venice: after a long break, Lithuanian titles and names will be heard at the main program of the film festival. Two feature films celebrating authors and talents are featured at the festival’s program this week.
The Baltic way anniversary will be traditionally celebrated by Lithuanian, Latvian and Estonian film institutions. The Baltic film days will be taking place on the 21-23 of August in Tallinn, Vilnius, Kaunas and Riga. All the film screenings of the Baltic film days in all of the Baltic states will be open and free of charge.