Giedrė Žickytė
Culture

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
Culture

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
Culture

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. […]

Tom Harper (director) & Tuppence Middleton as Helene Kuragin
Culture

War and Peace director Tom Harper: ‘I felt like an army general myself, but with less severe consequences’

Tom Harper, director of the BBC‘s latest adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s epic War & Peace, returns to Vilnius, the backdrop of many of the series’ scenes, for the first screening in Lithuania. David van Roon of the Lithuania Tribune speaks with Harper about Lithuania’s most beautiful film locations, local cuisine and how directing an army of actors in a battle scene is not all that different from commanding an actual army. […]

Artūras Morozovas
Culture

Moments from Maidan captured by Lithuanian photographer up for Oscar

Director‘s Evgeny Afineevsky film about the conflict in Ukraine, Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom, which includes much of DELFI photographer‘s Artūras Morozovas footage and photos, was nominated in the best documentary film category in the upcoming Academy Awards. […]