VILNIUS: Eight films will compete in the New Europe – New Names section of the 20th Kino Pavasaris International Film Festival, one of the biggest film events in Lithuania running from 19 March to 2 April 2015.
New Europe – New Names focuses on first and second films produced in Eastern and Central Europe. The programme will once again be presented by ERGO Insurance Group. Around 250 films will be screened in the festival this year and Xavier Dolan's Mommy will be the opening film.
Films competing in the New Europe – New Names section:
Afterlife (Hungary)Directed by Virág ZomboráczProduced by: KMH Film
For Some Inexplicable Reason (Hungary)Directed by Gábor ReiszProduced by Proton Cinema
In the Crosswind (Estonia)Directed by Martti HeldeProducted by AllfilmSupported by Estonian Film Institute
Modris (Latvia/Greece/Germany)Directed by Juris KursietisProduced by Red Dot MediaCoproduced by Boo Company, Sutor KolonkoSupported by the Latvian Film Centre
No One's Child (Serbia/Croatia)Directed by Vuk RšumovićProduced by Art & PopcornCoproduced by Baboon Production, Kinorama Supported by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre
The Lesson (Bulgaria)Directed by Kristina Grozeva and Petar ValchanovProduced by Abraxas Film Coproduced by Graal Film
The Tribe (Ukraine)Directed by Myroslav Slaboshpytshiy
The Summer of Sangailė (Lithuania/France/Netherlands)Directed by Alantė KavaitėProduced by Fralita Films and Les Films d’AntoineCoproduced by Viking FilmSupported by the Lithuanian Film Centre