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Inconvenient Films Festival

Inconvenient Films Festival

Inconvenient Films Festival

Lithuania, Vilnius


Inconvenient Films is an international competitive human rights documentary film festival, taking place in various cities and towns across 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. Starting in Vilnius, the heart of Lithuania, Inconvenient Films Festival continues its travel in other 10 cities and towns of the country reaching regional audiences and youth.

Established in 2014, 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.

Inconvenient Films Festival - is a space for free thought, sincere discussions on topics which matter the most.


12 October 2017 - 22 October 2017


Lithuania, Vilnius

Submission date

14 July 2017

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