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Cinemas in Lithuania Close Again


Cinemas in Lithuania, which were re-opened on 5 June 2020, are closing again for three weeks starting on 7 November 2020, in an effort to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Lithuania has so far recorded 18,092 COVID-19 cases since the outbreak of the pandemic. The country currently has 12,765  active coronavirus cases and 5,082 recoveries, with 35,403 people in self-isolation.

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Winners of Eighth Baltic Pitching Forum Announced

LT_Eglė Davidavičė

The eighth edition of the Baltic Pitching Forum (BPF), which took place between 8th and 10th October, came to an end this weekend with successes for projects from all the participating countries. After 12 projects – from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland – were pitched to an online audience from across Europe, the Baltic Pitching Forum panel of industry experts and the Baltic Producers’ Jury gave out three main awards.

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Six Participants Pitch Projects at “eVilnius” – SOFA’s 2020 Financing Workshop Will Be Held Online

For the third time, SOFA – School of Film Advancement will provide participants with the chance to pitch their projects in front of experienced private investors and representatives of European public film funds. Originally planned to be hosted again in Vilnius, Lithuania, the workshop will exceptionally be realized online from June 15-20, 2020 due to the measures to control the spread of the Coronavirus. Also in this new constellation, the reshaped “eVilnius” workshop will present its participants and their cultural projects direct access to potential financing partners from the public and private sector.

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