First LGBT film festival 'Kitoks Kinas' (Diverse Cinema) kicks off

Published: July 18, 2011

LGBT film festival ‘Kitoks Kinas’will take place in Vilnius and Kaunas from 25 – 31 August this year. It is the first ever LGBT film festival organised in Lithuania.
Diverse movies event launched a new website for the interest of the wide audiences it welcomes. “There you will find not only  the synopsis of the films that LGBT festival is going to screen but also reviews by film critics ”, – explained the initiator and director of the festival Vytautas Valentinavi?ius.
“After successful LGBT film programme, which was shown last year during the Baltic Pride in Vilnius, it is delightful to host a bigger and culturally diverse follow up event this year” – said the chair of Lithuanian Gay League Vladimir Simonko.
Finally, after some hurdle LGBT film festival moved to cinema theatres ‘Pasaka’ in Vilnius and ‘Cinamonas’ in Kaunas.  “I am so happy we have facilities to screen LGBT films, however we are open to have some screenings in the municipal centre ‘Skalvija’ as well if we will be welcomed by Vilnius municipality, of course” – further explained Vytautas Valentinavi?ius.

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