Posts tagged as film

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…

Lithuanian film wins main prize at Athens film festival

Monday, September 30, 2019

‘Nova Lituania’, the first feature film by the Lithuanian director Karolis Kaupinis, has won the Golden Athena award at the Athens Film Festival’s international competition section. Eleven films vied for the award which comes with a cash prize of 2,000 euros. Set in the years just before World War Two, ‘Nova Lituania’ tells a story of a geography professor who strives to convince the Lithuanian government to set up a…