At the Lithuanian documentary film festival in Chicago
Culture

Lithuanian documentary film triumphed in Chicago

The first Lithuanian documentary film festival (LDFF) took place in Chicago where it attracted loyal fans of film. Cinema festivals in this city, inhabited by many Lithuanians, were formerly projected in 1978. Petras Bernotas was […]

Giedrė Žičkytė
Culture

Lithuanian director’s film nominated for European Film Award

“I’m Not from Here”, a film by Lithuanian director Giedrė Žickytė and Chilean director Maite Alberdi, has been nominated for the European Short Film 2016 Award. […]

On set of The Cobbler
Society

Hollywood cast of new Tolstoy film ‘falling in love with Lithuania’

Filming for the new US TV film The Cobbler started in Vilnius this week. The film is based on a short story by Tolstoy and stars Hollywood legend John Rhys-Davies. “We all quickly started falling in love with Lithuania,” said producer and co-writer of The Cobbler, Russ Kendall. […]

Emmanuel Lubezki
Culture

The Revenant cinematographer of Lithuanian descent wins BAFTA, on track for Oscar

Emmanuel Lubezki, the director of Lithuanian descent who has already won consecutive Academy Awards for Best Cinematography for his work on the films Gravity and Birdman, last night won a BAFTA for best cinematography for The Revenant. […]