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Voting for the best film of Kaunas Film Festival begins

Festivals 2010-10-04

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.

The viewers can vote for their favourite films during the Kaunas Film Festival on October 1-10 using the voting-papers in "Forum Cinemas Kaunas" or on-line on the Festival's website www.kinofestivalis.lt. The choice of the audience will be announced during the closing of the Festival in Kaunas on October 10. Voting viewers have an opportunity to win the prize of "Silver" - Nikon P100 digital camera.

"Silver" television channel is one of the few that meet the demand of intellectual cineastes. This channel broadcasts an exceptional selection of significant, critically acclaimed and mostly contemporary films. The channel shares the general ideal of showing quality film with Kaunas Film Festival, therefore this collaboration is exceptionally gratifying. The main award is very meaningful," said Ilona Jurkonytė, director of Kaunas International Film Festival. "The promotion is very important for theatrical film releases in the country where art-house film releases are rare. Our goal is to go beyond the festival programmes. Together with "Silver" - the official partner of our festival - we strive to contribute to the change of the taste of Lithuanian film viewers and declare support for the development of film industry".

"Silver" is a channel for cineastes which puts the spotlight on much talked about and critically acclaimed films produced outside the Hollywood studios. Focusing on contemporary film and its creators‚ "Silver" continuously highlights new directors‚ actors and film genres‚ giving the viewers a feeling of a film festival in their living room. In Lithuania, Silver is available through TEO, among various other cable TV providers.

Viewers voting for their favourite films will be automatically participating in a lottery. One of them will win the prize established by "Silver" - a Nikon P100 digital camera. Voting started on the 1st day of Kaunas Film Festival, October 1, and will continue until October 10 in Forum Cinemas Kaunas film theatre and in the Festival's website www.kinofestivalis.lt.

The 4th Kaunas International Film Festival is taking place on October 1-17 in film theatres "Forum Cinemas", "Pasaka" and "Skalvija" in Kaunas and Vilnius. The entire programme and more information on the Festival can be found at www.kinofestivalis.lt.


More information: Gintarė Kavaliūnaitė, tel. +370 610 05056, e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ; Festival's website www.kinofestivalis.lt .


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Gintarė Kavaliūnaitė
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Kaunas International Film Festival | Tarptautinis Kauno kino festivalis
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