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About the festival

Inconvenient Films is an international competitive human rights documentary film festival, taking place in various cities and towns accross Lithuania. Established in 2007 as an annual film event, it is currently the biggest documentary film festival in the country and the only film festival of this kind in the Baltic States region. The festival invites filmmakers, experts, activists and festival audience to appreciate and discuss the role of documentaries in reflecting and shaping our understanding of reality. The mission of this festival is to use award winning author driven films in raising awareness about human rights issues around the world, encouraging public debate on ways to address them.

 

Festival’s International Competition is dedicated to the films by new filmmakers – their first or second feature documentary. Films are selected considering artistic value, filmmaking skills and revelation of a relevant human rights topic. The Best Film is selected and awarded by international jury.

 

All films screened during the Inconvenient Films festival are eligible to win the Audience Choice award. The winner of the award is chosen directly by spectators.

 

 

Organizers

Lithuanian Centre for Human Rights (LCHR), a Vilnius based NGO, which has been working in the field of human rights for nearly two decades. Since the foundation by private persons in 1994, LCHR focused on human rights education, advocacy and research, implementing numerous projects and activities in the field.

Inconvenient Films is an organization which organizes International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival “Inconvenient Films” and encourages, promotes and distributes documentary films in Lithuania.

Team

Gediminas Andriukaitis
Festival Director
gediminas@nepatoguskinas.lt

Team

Justė Zavišaitė
Festival Coordinator
juste@nepatoguskinas.lt

Dovilė Grigaliūnaitė | +37067010584
Head of Communication
dovile@nepatoguskinas.lt

Mantė Valiūnaitė
Senior Programmer
mante@inconvenientfilms.lt

Birutė Sabatauskaitė
Events' Coordinator
birute@lchr.lt

Justinas Vancevičius
Film Distribution
justinas@nepatoguskinas.lt

Virginija Vareikytė
Head of Communication
virginija@nepatoguskinas.lt

Simona Gaidytė
Guest Service | Educational Program
simona@lchr.lt

Eglė Vitkutė
Visual Communications Designer
egle.vitkute@gmail.com

Giorgio Ruggeri
Visual Communications Designer
giorgioruggeri91@gmail.com

Austė Zdančiūtė
Translations Coordinator
auste@nepatoguskinas.lt

Emilija Zapolskaitė
Volunteer Coordinator
emilija@nepatoguskinas.lt