FESTIVALS: Vilnius 2017 Competition Announced

    The Erlprince by Kuba Czekaj The Erlprince by Kuba Czekaj

    VILNIUS: Films from Central and Eastern Europe as well as the Baltic region will be screened in the New Europe – New Names, Baltic Gaze and Short Films competition programmes of the 22nd edition of Vilnius Film Festival Kino Pavasaris.

    Ten films will screen in the New Europe – New Names competition, many with impressive festival pedigrees already. Poland leads the pack with two films selected for the competition. Another twelve films are competing in the Baltic Gaze and short film competitions.

    The films in competition are:

    Glory / Slava (Bulgaria, Greece)
    Directed by Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov
    Produced by Abraxas
    Coproduced by Graal Film, Screening Emotions, Aporia Filmworks, Red Carpet
    Supported by the Bulgarian National Film Center, Greek Film Centre

    The Last Family (Poland)
    Directed by Jan P. Matuszyński
    Produced by Aurum Film
    Coproduced by HBO Polska, Mazowiecki Instytut Kultury, Lightcraft, Universal Music Polska
    Supported by the Polish Film Institute, the Mazovia Film Fund

    Dogs / Câini (France, Romania, Bulgaria)
    Directed by Bogdan Mirică
    Produced by EZ Films 14
    Coproduced by 42Km Film, Argo Film
    Supported by the Romanian Film Centre, Bulgarian National Film Center

    The Saint (Lithuania, Poland)
    Directed by Andrius Blaževičius
    Produced by M-Films, No Sugar Films

    Kills on Wheels (Hungary)
    Directed by Attila Till

    The Erlprince (Poland)
Directed by Kuba Czekaj
Produced by Munk Studio – Polish Filmmakers Associations
    Coproduced by  TVP, Odra Film, ORKA
 Production Studio
    Supported by the Polish Film Institute, the Wroclaw Film Commission

    Pretenders (Estonia)
    Directed by Vallo Toomla
    Produced by Amrion

    Quit StaringAt My Plate / Ne gledaj mi u pijat (Croatia, Denmark)
    Directed by Hana Jušić
    Produced by Kinorama
    Coproduced by Beofilm
    Supported by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre, the Croatian Radiotelevision

    The BlackPin / Igla ispod praga (Montenegro, Serbia)
    Directed by Ivan Marinović
    Produced by Adriatic Western, EED Productions
    Supported by Ministry of culture of Montenegro, Film Center Serbia and Jerusalem International Film Lab

    Filthy / Špina (Slovakia, Czech Republic)
    Directed by Tereza Nvotova
    Produced by BFilm
    Coproduced by Moloko Film
    Supported by the Slovak Audiovisual Fund and the Czech Cinematography Fund