Meeting Point - Vilnius Awards
The 23rd edition of Vilnius Film Festival Kino Pavasaris was a success for Jurgis Matulevičius, whose historical debut drama Isaac was chosen as one of the winning in-development projects at Meeting Point – Vilnius industry screenings.
The excerpts of this film together with Annagret Sachse’s Russia today and Kristians Riekstins Eva will be shown in the prestigious Goes to Cannes program at the 71st Cannes International Film Festival. Vilnius IFF Goes to Cannes screenings will take place on Monday, May 14, from 12pm to 14pm at Palais K (Level 4, Palais des Festival).
Marija Stonytė’s coming-of-age story Gentle Warriors and Audrius Mickevičius Examplary Behavior won special post-production and promotion prizes.
Held in 11 cities in Lithuania, Kino Pavasaris counted 116,551 cinemagoers, once again establishing itself as the leading film festival in Lithuania.
Photo Credit: Robertas Daskevičius and Tautvydas Stukas