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Lithuanian Shorts at the Encounters Film Festival in Bristol

At the Encounters Film Festival in Bristol – a five-day event dedicated to showcasing short film-making and talent – there was a spotlight placed on film-makers from small national cinemas in the former Eastern bloc, namely Ukraine and Lithuania. Post-Soviet cinema has begun to capture the attention of cinephiles in the UK, with The Guardian producing a Top 10 in this context that included films from the oft-neglected cinemas of Kazakhstan, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Georgia and the three Baltic states (Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia).

The Encounters festival is aptly named for . . .

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Jamie Steele is an Associate Lecturer in Film at Bath Spa University, UK. His research interests concern transnational and regional cinemas, with a particular interest in cinemas of small nations.