Anniversary edition of „Litauisches Kino Goes Berlin“ will run from October 28th to November 1st

Lithuanian film festival „Litauisches Kino Goes Berlin“ will be organised for the 10th time in the capital of Germany and will show current films made in Lithuania. The festival will run from October 28th to November 1st. It is one of the few film festivals outside Lithuania that exclusively represent Lithuanian cinema.

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Call for films 2020

Litauisches Kino Goes Berlin is planning it’s 10 th edition and is looking for shorts, documentaries and features films, created by Lithuanian filmmakers in Lithuania or abroad. Filmmakers can submit their films until July 15th 2020 here.

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Kurzfilmtag 2019

Shortest day is perfect for short film programme: Sputnik Kino together with Litauisches Kino Goes Berlin and Estonian Embassy in Berlin organises Short film day Kurzfilmtag 2019 on December 21, Saturday, 16.00. The best of Baltic Midnight short programme of the latter festival will be screened.

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What We Leave Behind!

Good news! Film Liebe Oma, Guten Tag! (en. What We Leave Behind!) will be screened at DokuMontag on December 9th at Tschechisches Zentrum as a part of EUNIC event. DokuMontag is a platform presenting documentaries about social issues and human rights and since 2013 together with Litauisches Kino Goes Berlin has shown numerous  Lithuanian films (Barzakh, How We Played the Revolution, Alcofootball, When We Talk About KGB, Mariupol, Master and Tatyana, The Field of Magic, Conversations on Serious Topics).

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Festival guests

One of festival’s joys is its guests. Each year we bring film directors, producers, actors and other members of the filmmaking world so they could enrich each screening by telling more about their creative process to the audience. Let us introduce you to our Q&A schedule, which has some exciting names on it!

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Performance + masterclass + exhibition

We have prepared a very special addition to our film programme: a masterclass by an acclaimed Lithuanian photographer Remigijus Treigys called Cinema After Atomic Winter, an audiovisual performance by a poet and essayist Roland Rostowski and a percussionist, jazz and contemporary music performer Arkady Gotesman called Berlinalien and an exhibition of the previously mentioned photographer Remigijus Treigys called 21 days in Berlin.

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Litauisches Kino Goes Berlin showcases festival darlings and iconic classics

9thedition of Litauisches Kino Goes Berlin – a boutique film festival, which is showing the best of Lithuanian cinema in the capital of Germany – will take place October 31st-November 4th. The highlights of the programme include – Motherland – a debut by Tomas Vengris, which just had National premier and will have its world premiere in Busan International Film Festival in South Korea and the best Baltic film of last year – Summer survivorsby Marija Kavtaradze.

Litauisches Kino Goes Berlin is the only full range Lithuanian film festival outside the country and will show all in all 50 films from Lithuania – shorts, documentaries, features and restored classics.

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Visual identity of Litauisches Kino Goes Berlin 

Second year in a row the visual identity of the upcoming festival was created by a talented young graphic designer Gabrielė Vingraitė. Her inspiration comes from traditional Lithuanian patterns and is expressed through typographical weaving of words. Take a look and don’t forget to save the date: Litauisches Kino Goes Berlin starts at October 31 in Sputnik Kino, Acud Kino and Acud Macht Neu.

Litauisches Kino Goes Berlin in the Festiwelt

Litauishes Kino Goes Berlin took part in the 7th edition of Long Festival Night, organised by the Festiwelt – the organisation uniting film festivals in Berlin. The highlights of the 8th edition of Litauisches Kino Goes Berlin were shown to the art house film lovers, gathered in Zukunft am Ostkreuz on August 24th.

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Thank you!

We are still trying to comprehend all these nice memories and to come back from the magical world we were living in for the past 5 days. Together we were the 8th Litauisches Kino Goes Berlin – and you were a crucial part of it!

We are very grateful – to people who watched or created films, participated in workshops, talked to us, wrote us, had a drink together. Cheers to our great team and every single person who joined.

Click “Read more” to get to know the winners of the Audience Award!

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Retrospective at Litauisches Kino Goes Berlin 2018

The 8th Litauisches Kino Goes Berlin starts in less than one week. Did you have time to check the program and pick your favorites?

This time we would like to introduce you to our Retrospective section which represents the history of contemporary Lithuanian cinema and contains two great movies from the previous century. And both for free!

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Interested in short movies?

We are pleased to present our Short Film Competition programme at the 8th Lithuanian film festival LITAUISCHES KINO GOES BERLIN! This year we will enjoy 4 sessions of overall 28 Lithuanian shorts. As the last time, you will have the possibility to express sympathies and reward a film that wins your heart.

Have a look at places, times & mark it in your calendar.


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Festival Pearls: What to expect?

We are delighted to announce all 3 Festival pearls which will be screened at the 8th Lithuanian Film Festival LITAUISCHES KINO GOES BERLIN!

Two of the main feature movies are fictional: “Miracle” (Diretor Eglė Vertelytė) and “Breathing into Marble” (Director Giedrė Beinoriutė). The third one is a documentary directed by Arūnas Matelis: “Wonderful Losers. A Different World”.


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During our opening night you’ll witness a rising star – Junior A

Junior A is an experimental, dream pop performer, producer and songwriter from Lithuania. At the beginning of 2017, first songs of him appeared online and immediately attracted the world’s largest music publishing companies. The first single ‘Sleep Machine’ went up to thirteenth place of the United States Viral Top 50 making it the most successful international debut in Lithuania’s music history.

Come and experience his musical performance at LITAUISCHES KINO GOES BERLIN! The concert will take place on the opening day of the festival at ACUD MACHT NEU. Save the date:1st of November, 9pm.

See you there!

Happy to announce the new looks of the upcoming Lithuanian Film Festival LITAUISCHES KINO GOES BERLIN

We are more than happy to officially announce the new looks & invite you all to the 8th Lithuanian Film Festival Litauisches Kino Goes Berlin! The event will take place in Berlin from 1st to 5th of November, 2018.

Movies, music, workshops, art and great people will fill up the areas of ACUD Kunsthaus (ACUDKINO & ACUD MACHT NEU) and SPUTNIK KINO (Höfe am Südstern) Berlin Kreuzberg during the festival. Announcements of films & further details about the program are coming very soon.

Thank you our new designer Gabrielė Vingraitė for the new looks!

Summer Edition with a Lithuanian drama OWL MOUNTAIN on July 18th

Litauisches Kino Goes Berlin would like to invite you to the traditional Summer Edition under the Berlin stars in Freiluftkino Insel im Cassiopeia. This time we screen the newest film by award-winning director Audrius Juzėnas Owl Mountain, a historical drama with a fresh approach and one of the most watched films in Lithuania in 2018. The film will be screened on July 18th at 21:30 and followed by the Q&A with the film director.


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A documentary of Giedrė Žickytė Master and Tatyana in Berlin on April 9th

On April 9th at 19 o’clock Litauisches Kino Goes Berlin and Baltic View invites you to watch a mesmerizing documentary Master and Tatyana, made by Giedrė Žickytė.

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LITAUISCHES KINO GOES BERLIN invites the festival visitors to spend the night in Sputnik and to watch Baltic Short Film Night Program After Dark

Lithuanian Film Festival LITAUISCHES KINO GOES BERLIN presents the Baltic short film program designated for the grown-up audiences. The selection of the award winners of the last decade from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania will entertain and thrill the audience on the night of November 3rd as a part of the official festival program. The showcase of the best shorts from the Baltic States will start at 22 o’clock.

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For the first time this year LITAUISCHES KINO GOES BERLIN presents Children Animation program

Lithuanian Film Festival LITAUISCHES KINO GOES BERLIN for the 7th edition goes beyond the traditional and awaited programs. Beside the Short Film Competition and the Festival Pearls Program, the festival this year offers the united Baltic shorts selection, designated for the smallest visitors of the festival – the Baltic Animation Program Kids Matinee.

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The film program of 2017 is almost done

The selection committee of this year’s Lithuanian Film Festival Litauisches Kino Goes Berlin finalizes the film program currently and will present you with the finest examples of Lithuanian cinema once the last decisions and final strokes are made. Stay tuned!

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Lithuanian Film Festival “Litauisches Kino Goes Berlin” presents a new film of an award-winning director – an audience-darling EMILIJA in it’s Summer Screening in Berlin in July 21 at FLK Insel im Cassiopeia

A new film of an award-winning director Donatas Ulvydas will be presented during the “Summer Edition” of the Lithuanian Film Festival “Litauisches Kino Goes Berlin” in July 21 at 21:30 at open-air Cinema “Freiluftkino Insel im Cassiopeia”.

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Lithuanian Documentary in Berlin

On December 5th at 19 o’clock Litauisches Kino Goes Berlin invites you to see a new Lithuanian documentary Aš už tave pakalbėsiu / When We Talk About KGB, made by Virginija Vereikytė and Maximilien Dejoie.

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The Winner of Our Short Film Competition

For the second time, we held a competition where the audience chose the Best Short Film.

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Last festival day!

Time flew by so fast, today is already the last festival day!

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Successful festival opening!

Thank you to everyone who came by, our festival opening at Urban Spree was sold out!

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Advance ticket sales have started!
Find out more about the advance ticket sales, where to buy and reserve tickets, and the ticket prices.
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Festival opening party with concert

As part of the opening event with short film screenings, concert and party we present a special musical highlight: a live show by Without Letters!

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The festival trailer is out!

Get a taste of the great film program which you can see from October 7-10 at Sputnik Kino, ACUDkino and Urban Spree!

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Our detailed program is out!

26 fantastic films and an exciting side program await you at this year’s festival from October 7-10.

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Get Involved

The Litauisches Kino Goes Berlin is the platform for showcasing Lithuanian films and for promoting Lithuanian culture in Berlin. In addition to the film festival in October, we organize various film events throughout the year.

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The 6th festival edition is in the starting blocks!

Our great summer edition of the Litauisches Kino Goes Berlin presented the Best selection of the program of the last five years to sweeten the wait. Now we’re back with a new website and the new program, which you will soon find here.

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