FESTIVALS: Vilnius IFF Announces Line Up

    In the Crosswind by Martti Helde In the Crosswind by Martti Helde

    VILNIUS: Eight films will compete in the New Europe – New Names section of the 20th Kino Pavasaris International Film Festival, one of the biggest film events in Lithuania running from 19 March to 2 April 2015.

    New Europe – New Names focuses on first and second films produced in Eastern and Central Europe. The programme will once again be presented by ERGO Insurance Group. Around 250 films will be screened in the festival this year and Xavier Dolan's Mommy will be the opening film.

    Films competing in the New Europe – New Names section:

    Afterlife (Hungary)
    Directed by Virág Zomborácz
    Produced by: KMH Film

    For Some Inexplicable Reason (Hungary)
    Directed by Gábor Reisz
    Produced by Proton Cinema

    In the Crosswind (Estonia)
    Directed by Martti Helde
    Producted by Allfilm
    Supported by Estonian Film Institute

    Modris (Latvia/Greece/Germany)
    Directed by Juris Kursietis
    Produced by Red Dot Media
    Coproduced by Boo Company, Sutor Kolonko
    Supported by the Latvian Film Centre

    No One's Child (Serbia/Croatia)
    Directed by Vuk Ršumović
    Produced by Art & Popcorn
    Coproduced by Baboon Production, Kinorama
    Supported by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre

    The Lesson (Bulgaria)
    Directed by Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov
    Produced by Abraxas Film
    Coproduced by Graal Film

    The Tribe (Ukraine)
    Directed by Myroslav Slaboshpytshiy

    The Summer of Sangailė (Lithuania/France/Netherlands)
    Directed by Alantė Kavaitė
    Produced by Fralita Films and Les Films d’Antoine
    Coproduced by Viking Film
    Supported by the Lithuanian Film Centre