Archive European Debut Competition 2020
Kino Pavasario platinami filmai
This competition consists of debuting filmmakers from European countries. 11 selected films portray themes that young filmmakers care about and what film language they seek to develop.
Roxanne Scrimshaw ir Nichola Burley
LYNN & LUCY
Director: Fyzal Boulifa
LYNN & LUCY
Jérémie Laheurte, Djanis Bouzyani and Anthony Bajon
YOU DESERVE A LOVER
Director: Hafsia Herzi
THE METAMORPHOSIS OF BIRDS
Director: Catarina Vasconcelos
Director: Karolis Kaupinis
Rugilė Barzdžiukaitė is a director, cinematographer and visual artist. Her most recent feature documentary ACID FOREST (2018) was awarded at Locarno and other festivals, closed Vilnius IFF 2019 and is still traveling to festivals around the world. Barzdžiukaitė is one of the three artists who represented Lithuania at last year’s Venice Biennale with the performance-installation “Sun & Sea (Marina)”, which won a Golden Lion for the best national pavilion.
Evgeny Gusyatinskiy is a film critic and programmer at the Rotterdam Film Festival, focusing on works from Russia and Eastern Europe. He is also a member of the Kinotavr Film Festival selection committee. Gusyatinskiy was an editor and film critic at Iskusstvo Kino, one of the oldest film magazines in Europe.
Boyd van Hoeij is a Dutch-born freelance film writer. He was a contributing critic at Variety before moving to The Hollywood Reporter in 2013. He is an artistic advisor for the Luxembourg City Film Festival and president of the Selection Committee of the Luxembourg Film Fund. He has taught film criticism workshops and conducted shot-by-shot analyses of film classics.
Jonas Holmberg has been the artistic director of Göteborg Film Festival since 2014. He founded the film magazine FLM in 2007.
Katarzyna Sinarska is part of the Warsaw-based independent film distributor New Europe Film Sales. In 2019, she became the Vice President of Europa International, an organization of European film sales agents. New Europe’s catalogue includes such award-winning titles as CORPUS CHRISTI (2019), A WHITE, WHITE DAY (2019), RAMS (2015) and more.