2021Sun18Jul10:30 am12:00 pmLithuanian Film Festival Kids & Family Short FilmsLithuanian Film Festival 202110:30 am - 12:00 pm Academy Cinemas, 44 Lorne St, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010Type:Culture,MoviesWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages
The Lithuanian Film Festival is a one day film celebration, presenting recent and mostly acclaimed films and promoting Lithuanian film and culture in New Zealand on 18 July 2021. All
The Lithuanian Film Festival is a one day film celebration, presenting recent and mostly acclaimed films and promoting Lithuanian film and culture in New Zealand on 18 July 2021. All of the short films are Lithuanian with English subtitles or no language.
These kids and family short films will be playing as part of the 2021 Lithuanian Film Festival.
MILKSHAKE BAR, 2020 (12 min)
Every day after school Mikas meets his best friends Sonata the squirrel and Gabriel the cat at the Milkshake Bar. One time they unexpectedly come across a photo of a bun-eating-champion bear who looks an awful lot like Mikas. Perhaps that’s Mikas’ dad?
Director: Urtė Oettinger
AWARDS. National Film Awards – Nominee of Best Animated Film of 2020
MATILDA AND THE SPARE HEAD, 2020 (13min)
This is a story about a girl who wants to be the smartest person in the world. When all the things she’s learned can no longer fit in one head, her mother buys her a backup one. It changes Matilda forever.
Director: Ignas Meilunas
AWARDS: National Film Awards – Best Animated Film of 2020, European Children’s Film Association – Best European Short Film for children of 2021, NYICFF – Best Animated Short of 2021
RUNNING LIGHTS, 2017 (12 min)
It is a sad, but bright and hopeful fairy-tale for our children – a fantastic and picturesque answer to the question, which sooner or later will be asked: “- What … is … death?”AWARDS.National Film Awards – Best Animated Film of 2017, Animation Block Party NY 2017 – Best Original Design,The Windrider Student Film Festival 2018 – Best Film, Black Movie International Independent Film Festival 2018 – Children Prise Winner.
Director: Gediminas Siaulys
AWARDS: Festival Della Lessinia – Lessinia Gold prize 2018, Lithuanian Film Academy – Best Cinematography 2018, Wolves Independent Film Festival – Best Movie 2018, Baltic Film Days – The Peoples Award 2018, International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam – Competition For First Appearance 2017, Lubuskie Film Summer – Silver Grape 2018, Matsalu Nature Film Festival – Special Prize of The Jury 2018, TMFF 3rd Best Feature Film, NZIFF 2018 and many more.
Tickets $10.00 per person
Lithuanian Film Festival in AucklandThe Lithuanian Film Festival is a one day film celebration, presenting recent and mostly acclaimed films and promoting Lithuanian film and culture in New Zealand.