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Cinematic locations in Vilnius: a place where “Chernobyl Was Filmed”

Vilnius Palace of Culture, Entertainment and Sports was founded in 1980; the building was designed by architect Algimantas Mačiulis. Today, it serves as a venue for seminars, conferences, sports competitions, rehearsals, and training. The building also came to symbolize the beginning of the communist system’s collapse – in October 1988, the Founding Congress of the […]

The Team Behind Lithuania’s Short Film at This Year’s Cannes Film Festival: It’s Hard to Make It Internationally, but Nothing Is Impossible

At the upcoming 77th Cannes Film Festival, the achievements of Lithuanian filmmakers will be showcased as well. The film “Ootid” by young director Eglė Razumaitė (produced by Lineta Lasiauskaitė) has been selected for the main competitive short film program. The film selected from more than 4 thousand films will compete for the prestigious “Short Film […]

Cinematic places of Vilnius: luxurious and unique Vaidilos Theatre

Vaidilos Theater, located near Gediminas Avenue, on A. Jakšto Street, is characterized by neo-Gothic architecture and has a very unique history. These spaces are often chosen for filming. The house was built in the 19th century and was designed by the architect Mikhail Prozorov, who later settled here with his family. The architect’s family owned […]

Lithuanian artists who painted “The Peasants”: A separate story could be created about the behind-the-scenes of this film

At the 29th Vilnius International Film Festival the animated film “The Peasants” by directors DK Welchman and Hugh Welchman was presented to the Lithuanian audience. A group of professionals from the country’s cinema industry made a significant contribution to one of the most successful works by Polish filmmakers. In collaboration with artists from other countries, […]

Cinematic Locations in Vilnius: the Street Where Filmmakers Discover Scandinavia

For quite a few years, Kaštonų Street has undoubtedly been one of the filmmakers’ favorite locations in Vilnius. This is where the Lithuanian Library of Medicine, the country’s largest library of biomedicine and related sciences, is located. “Agent Hamilton”, “Young Wallander”, “The Generation of Evil”, “Kompromat”, and “Hilma” are just a few films and series […]