March 21–April 4, when the main cinema festival Kino Pavasaris (Cinema Spring) is taking place, is the holiday for lovers of good cinema in Lithuania. This weekend is the last in the Festival – do not miss your chance to enjoy a masterpiece, urges Kaunastic.
Vilnius International Film Festival (Vilnius IFF) Kino Pavasaris is the biggest and most important cinema event in Lithuania. Enjoyed for over more than 20 years, the festival has become a highly-attended cultural phenomenon.
In 2018 the festival attracted more than 116 thousand viewers – 2,300 more than the year before. This year Vilnius IFF is taking place in 19 cities. Officially, it is scheduled until April 4. Each year, however, additional screenings are announced towards the end of the Festival.
The Festival’s carefully curated programme has earned recognition from viewers and industry professionals alike. The 24th Vilnius IFF Kino Pavasaris Festival will feature an exciting selection of the films that have won prizes at Berlin, Sundance, Toronto, Locarno and many more international festivals, the viewers are introduced to cinema from all continents, can enjoy art-house Lithuanian cinema, internationally acclaimed documentaries, animation and short films.
Usually, the non-English language films in the programme are subtitled in both Lithuanian and English. Browse the repertoire and pick your favourites.
The screenings in Kaunas take place in the Romuva cinema centre and Forum Cinemas Akropolis.
Programme, tickets and more information: https://kinopavasaris.lt/en/