VILNIUS: Thirteen feature, documentary and animated films have been selected for the main European Debut Competition of the 24th Vilnius IFF Kino Pavasaris. The biggest film festival in Lithuania runs from 21 March to 4 April 2019.
Seven films will compete in the Lithuanian short film competition and 32 films in the international short film competition. The other sections are Festivals’ Favourites, Discoveries, Critics’ Choice and Masters. This year the festival will organise retrospectives of Claire Denis and Djibril Diop Mambéty.
European Debut Competition:
Animus Animalis (A story about People, Animals and Things) / Animus Animalis (istorija apie žmones, žvėris ir daiktus) (Lithuania), DocumentaryDirected by Aistė ŽegulytėProduced by Meno avilys
Another Day of Life (Poland, Spain, Belgium, Germany, Hungary) Directed by Raul de la Fuente, Damian Nenow Produced by Platige Films, Kanaki Films Coproduced by Walking the Dog, Wüste Film, Animationfabrik, Pupperworks Supported by the Polish Film Institute
Chris the Swiss (Switzerland, Croatia, Germany, Finland) Directed by Anja Kofmel Produced by Dschoint Ventschr Coproduced by Nukleus Film, Ma.Ja.De, IV Films Ltd
Consequences (Slovenia) Directed by Darko Štante Produced by Filmsko društvo Temporama Coproduced by Zwinger film, NuFrame, 100 Supported by the Slovenian Film Center
Cutterhead (Denmark)Directed by Rasmus Kloster Bro
Diamantino (Portugal, France, Brazil)Directed by Gabriel Abrantes, Daniel Schmidt
Journey to a Mother's Room / Viaje al cuarto de una madre (Spain, France)Directed by Celia Rico Clavellino One Day / Egy nap (Hungary)Directed by Zsófia Szilágyi
Pamparios (Germany, Mexico)Directed by Florian Seufert
Ray &Liz (UK)Directed by Richard Billingham
Sauvage (France)Directed by Camille Vidal-Naquet
Summer Survivors / Išgyventi vasarą (Lithuania)Directed by Marija KavtaradzeProduced by M-films (Lithuania)Coproduced by After School (Latvia)Supported by the Lithuanian Film Centre
Touch Me Not / Nu mă atinge-mă (Romania, Germany, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, France)Directed by Adina PintilieProduced by Manekino FilmCoproduced by RohFilm Productions, PINK, Agitprop Ltd and Les Films de l'ÉtrangerSupported by the Romanian Film Centre, EURIMAGES, Torino Film Lab, MDM (Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung) Germany, the Bulgarian National Film Center, the Czech Film Fund, Strasbourg Urban Community, MEDIA
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