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Vilnius 2019

Richard Billingham  • Director of Ray & Liz

Interview: Richard Billingham • Director of Ray & Liz

“I see this film a little bit as a love story”

Cineuropa talked to Turner Prize-nominated artist Richard Billingham about his feature Ray & Liz, crowned Best European Debut at the 24th Vilnius Film Festival  

10/04 | Vilnius 2019

Aistė Žegulytė  • Director of Animus Animalis

Interview: Aistė Žegulytė • Director of Animus Animalis

“We all have this desire to look the beast right in the eye”

Cineuropa talked to Lithuanian director Aistė Žegulytė about her debut feature-length documentary, Animus Animalis, winner of the Cineuropa Prize at the Vilnius Film Festival  

08/04 | Vilnius 2019

Ray & Liz emerges as Best European Debut at the 24th Vilnius Film Festival Kino Pavasaris

Ray & Liz emerges as Best European Debut at the 24th Vilnius Film Festival Kino Pavasaris

Aistė Žegulytė’s Animus Animalis snagged the Cineuropa Prize at the biggest Lithuanian film gathering, while Zsófia Szilágyi scooped the Best Director Award for One Day  

08/04 | Vilnius 2019 | Awards

The 10th Meeting Point – Vilnius rewards ambitious projects and new talent

The 10th Meeting Point – Vilnius rewards ambitious projects and new talent

Continuing its focus on emerging European talent, the leading Lithuanian industry event presented awards to five in-development projects by debutant filmmakers and big names of the future  

08/04 | Vilnius 2019 | Meeting Point Vilnius

The 10th Meeting Point – Vilnius set to welcome emerging directors

The 10th Meeting Point – Vilnius set to welcome emerging directors

Vilnius IFF’s industry event will host 17 European debut film projects, a new talent initiative and a series of panels with film professionals focusing on emerging filmmakers  

25/03 | Vilnius 2019 | Meeting Point Vilnius

Review: Animus Animalis

Review: Animus Animalis

In her animal-centred first feature-length documentary, Aistė Žegulytė goes from life to death, and back to life again  

22/03 | Vilnius 2019

Alessandra Pastore  • Head of industry, Meeting Point – Vilnius

Interview: Alessandra Pastore • Head of industry, Meeting Point – Vilnius

“I want to give emerging talents a chance to ask ‘stupid’ questions”

Cineuropa talked to Alessandra Pastore about her new role as head of industry at Meeting Point – Vilnius  

14/03 | Vilnius 2019 | Meeting Point Vilnius

Vilnius Film Festival reserves a special place for the bravest films

Vilnius Film Festival reserves a special place for the bravest films

The 24th edition of Vilnius Film Festival “Kino Pavasaris” has anticipated the arrival of spring by revealing its line-up and turning its attention to Claire Denis and Djibril Diop Mambéty  

06/03 | Vilnius 2019