• Kaunas International Film Festival Silver Audience Award goes to Heartbeats
    The viewers of Kaunas International Film Festival voted for their favourite films this year and chose Heartbeats (Les Amours Imaginaires), directed by the Canadian wonder boy Xavier Dolan as the best film of the Festival. The producers of the film will receive the Silver Audience Award Cup and a valuable prize: substantial marketing of the film on all Non Stop Television channels - including the “Silver“ channel.
  • Voting for the best film of Kaunas Film Festival begins
    Kaunas International Film Festival, in cooperation with the quality film TV channel “Silver“, announced the audience award competition. The authors of the winning film will receive the “Silver Audience Award“ Cup and substantial marketing of the film on all Non Stop Television channels including the “Silver“ channel.
  • Filmmakers, critics and inspirations to gather in Kaunas in October
    It's less than two weeks before Kaunas begins accepting special guests including world-famous filmmakers, critics, film industry representatives and even actors. This year, Kaunas International Film Festival will host a record number of guests and organise events in various venues all over the city. The organisers of the Festival promise to turn Kaunas into a real capital of film in October.
  • Winner of this year's “Palm d'Or“ to be screened in Kaunas International Film Festival
    The 4th Kaunas International Film Festival will introduce its visitors to a number of worldwide critically acclaimed films. This October, audiences in Kaunas and Vilnius will have an opportunity to see films that have won the recognition of major film events, including the Cannes and Venice film festivals, namely Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (dir. Apichatpong Weerasethakul), Lebanon (dir. Samuel Maoz), Adrienn Pál (dir. Ágnes Kocsis), Heartbeats (dir. Xavier Dolan).

    The festival's programme offers a unique opportunity to see this year's Palm d'Or winner Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives, directed by the Thai artist Apichatpong Weerasethakul. It is a story about uncle Boonmee - who is seriously ill - and who can, in fact, remember his past lives and takes his loved ones down his memory lanes. The international jury of the Cannes Film Festival was enchanted by the magical, mysterious and inspiring film, which is based on local Thai stories and beliefs reflecting reincarnation and human connection to nature.
  • Hungarian avant-garde filmmaker Béla Tarr to visit Kaunas International Film Festival
    Kaunas International Film Festival in cooperation with the Hungarian Film Institute and Hungarian Cultural Institute in Tallinn will present a retrospective of the famous and unique Hungarian filmmaker and screenwriter Béla Tarr. The organisers are glad to announce that Béla Tarr has confirmed his participation in person at the Kaunas Film Festival.

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