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Black Nights 2019 / Baltic Film Competition


17 articles available in total starting from 22/03/2019. Last article published on 02/12/2019.

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Review: Other Side of Silence

Review: Other Side of Silence

Lithuanian director Algimantas Puipa’s new film is a slow-paced, emotionally charged story about two brothers at loggerheads  

02/12 | Black Nights 2019 | Baltic Film Competition

Review: Motherland

Review: Motherland

Lithuanian filmmaker Tomas Vengris' first feature is the story of a mother bringing her US-born son to her homeland for the first time in 1992  

15/10 | Black Nights 2019 | Baltic Film Competition

Ignas Jonynas and Kristupas Sabolius  • Director and screenwriter of Invisible

Interview: Ignas Jonynas and Kristupas Sabolius • Director and screenwriter of Invisible

"Our choreographer was also an important scriptwriter, as he wrote the whole choreography of the two characters’ feelings"

We sat down with Ignas Jonynas and Kristupas Sabolius to talk about their second, San Sebastián-screened film, Invisible, which addresses topics such as toxic masculinity and media manipulation  

01/10 | San Sebastián 2019 | New Directors

Review: Invisible

Review: Invisible

The second feature from Lithuanian director Ignas Jonynas seals his reputation as a bold voyager into the human soul, with this brilliant — and disturbing — piece of craftsmanship  

29/09 | San Sebastián 2019 | New Directors

Laila Pakalnina  • Director of Spoon

Interview: Laila Pakalnina • Director of Spoon

"If we talk to people through emotions, from soul to soul, it's maybe even more effective than TV and journalism"

Latvian filmmaker Laila Pakalnina discusses with us her latest title, Spoon, world-premiered in the Documentary Competition of Karlovy Vary  

06/07 | Karlovy Vary 2019 | Documentary Competition

Martti Helde  • Director of Scandinavian Silence

Interview: Martti Helde • Director of Scandinavian Silence

"If you have all the options, tools and creative choices in the world, it’s not really a creative process"

Estonian director Martti Helde discusses the challenges of making his sophomore effort, Scandinavian Silence, screening in Karlovy Vary’s East of the West competition  

04/07 | Karlovy Vary 2019 | East of the West

Karolis Kaupinis • Director of Nova Lituania

Interview: Karolis Kaupinis • Director of Nova Lituania

“You recognise yourself better in the past than in the present”

We caught up with Lithuanian director Karolis Kaupinis to delve deeper into his feature debut, Nova Lituania  

04/07 | Karlovy Vary 2019 | East of the West

Review: Immortal

Review: Immortal

Russia’s Ksenia Okhapkina makes her feature-length debut with this Estonian-Latvian documentary filmed in a former Gulag labour camp in the Russian Arctic Circle  

03/07 | Karlovy Vary 2019 | Documentary Competition

Review: Spoon

Review: Spoon

Latvian documentary maker Laila Pakalnina returns to the screen with a paean to the plastic spoon. Yes, you read that right  

02/07 | Karlovy Vary 2019 | Documentary Competition

Review: Nova Lituania

Review: Nova Lituania

The debut feature by Lithuanian director Karolis Kaupinis examines the personal and the political with a restrained and careful eye  

02/07 | Karlovy Vary 2019 | East of the West

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