17th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival finished on Sunday after drawing a record number of viewers to the cinemas of the Estonian capital city over two weeks. The attendance peaked at the all time high of just over 77500 spectators, more than 10 per cent increase from the last edition.
As part of the Public Guest Speaker Series architect Walter Nicolino gives a lecture at Estonian Academy of Arts Faculty of Architecture. The lecture takes place on the 28th of November at 18.00 in Kanuti Gildi SAAL.
Starting from 7 November, for the eleventh time European film forum “Scanorama” will prove just how strong Lithuanian documentary is. Four documentary films will be premiered during the festival – three merely by Lithuanian directors (“Cenotaph”, “Final Destination”, Tricolour”) and one Lithuanian-German co-operative film (“Julia”).
“All that I want, is to hold your hand once again, and then, I will go home and leave you in peace” – one might hear a quote from Swedish film “Bellevile Baby”. “I want you to understand me less and love me more”- echoing voice is heard from 1980 British drama “Bad timing”. That is how intimately films, which are so distant in time and space, communicate. Stories and destinies of these and dozen of other films’ talks are to be presented in the upcoming European film forum “Scanorama”. From 7 November, for the eleventh time - overcrowded cinema halls in four cities throughout Lithuania.
Arts Printing House in Vilnius presents International contemporary circus festival – “New Circus Weekend”, which will occupy the city of Vilnius on the 3rd to the 9th of September. Circus is coming to town, but this circus is not for children!
Loftas Fest in turning the idea of a standard Lithuanian or Baltic music festival upside town. The general understanding about the festival taking place in the nature near the sea or lake is changed by Loftas throwing a festival in the industrial Vilnius. Second year in a row the festival is offering a possibility to the Lithuanian youngsters to meet the day after under the warm care of their mum’s. The gates of the summer in Vilnius is going to open already this weekend on the May 31st to the 2nd of June.
An international urban space and street art festival Prosessi (Process) takes place at 12-20 on 12 June in the Suvilahti culture factory area in Helsinki, bringing together street artists from Estonia, Finland, Sweden, France, Germany and Great Britain.
Starting from Helsinki, Finland this time the international PIxelache festival of new media and subcultures moves physically from North to South: besides the festival hometown, the program also proceeds in the Gulf of Finland, on the Naissaar island and in Tallinn, Estonia.
The legends of alternative rock, My Bloody Valentine, hot on the heels of their praised comeback album, electro artist Grimes and many other acts have been added to the lineup of the Flow Festival.