Still from the Julia.
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Controversial routine in modern Lithuanian documentary

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”).

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European film forum “Scanorama” in Lithuania

“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.

2 min

City Festival Loftas Takes Over Vilnius

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.

2 min

Pixelache Festival 2013: Facing North – Facing South.

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.

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New Estonian Niche Media

Estonian web media has recently welcomed a number of remarkably cool small and niche outlets. Here we would like to draw attention to two that are the most fresh and interesting.