Posts tagged as director

Lithuanian Director Romas Zabarauskas Completes The Lawyer

Friday, February 14, 2020

Lithuanian director Romas Zabarauskas has completed postproduction on his third feature film, the gay romantic drama The Lawyer / Advokatas, which was shot on location in Vilnius and Belgrade. Wide Management is handling the sales and will showcase the film at the European Film Market (20-27 February 2020) in Berlin. The Lawyer is a love story between two men – A Lithuanian lawyer (played by Eimutis Kvoščiauskas) and a Syrian refugee…

Film actors, director fined for handing out fake roll-ups and disturbing church service in Lithuania

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Three actors and a director have been fined in Lithuania for disturbing a religious service at a church in the southeastern district of Šalčininkai last year to promote their show. The court, however, absolved them from criminal liability. The criminal investigation was opened after three actors dressed in religious clothing – Vitalijus Cololo, Mindaugas Papinigis and Ainis Storpirštis – walked into the church in Turgeliai, a small town in the…

EU’s Cybersecurity Agency to be headed by Estonian

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

The body responsible for online security in the European Union, the Agency for Cybersecurity, has picked Estonian Juhan Lepassaar to become its executive director. Estonian World reports that Lepassaar, currently in charge of the cabinet for the outgoing Estonian EU commissioner, Andrus Ansip, was selected on 16 July by the ENISA management board. Before taking up the office, Lepassaar would be invited to make a statement before the Industry, Research…

Latvian ex-children’s home closed after violations, alleged crimes by ex-director

Thursday, June 13, 2019

The operations of Latvian Family support centre Saulstari have been stopped by the Latvian Welfare Ministry over violations of law, while a criminal case against the former head of the children’s home continues. The former children’s home Līkumi, now turned into the family support centre Saulstari, is situated in rural south-eastern Latvia, in the Sēlpils pagasts, Sala municipality. The decision by the Welfare Ministry was announced on Wednesday, June 12,…

More explosive devices found. Former intelligence chief and Democrat Senator targeted

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Authorities found two more suspicious packages on Friday addressed to U.S. Senator Cory Booker and James Clapper, the former U.S. director of national intelligence. The discoveries come during a manhunt for the person who sent bombs to prominent Democrats and critics of US President Donald Trump. The 11th package was found at a mail sorting facility in Opa-Locka, near Miami, and was addressed to Booker, the Democratic senator from New…