Vilnius Film Festival at Hotel Pacai. Photo by Robertas Daškevičius

Vilnius Film Festival announces 2021 award-winning films

Vilnius Film Festival 26th edition concluded April 5, 2021 with the announcement of European Debut, Short, and Audience Award competition winners. This year’s innovative, COVID-safe festival format was a collaboration between the film industry and the […]

Giedrė Žickytė

Documentary award puts Lithuanian filmmaker’s short on path to Oscar nomination

The documentary by Lithuanian filmmaker Giedrė Žickytė “I Am Not From Here” won the best short film award at the biggest international documentary film festival Sheffield Doc/Fest in Great Britain, which opens the way for an Oscar nomination. […]

Gates of the lamb

Lithuania in focus at Swiss documentary film festival

Special focus will be given to Lithuania at the biggest Swiss documentary film festival Visions du Réel on April 15–23. […]

On set of The Cobbler

Second Tolstoy classic being filmed in Lithuania following success of War and Peace

Another Tolstoy classic, Martin the Cobbler, is being filmed on location in Lithuania following the success of the BBC’s epic production of War and Peace in Lithuania. […]