Last night the Lithuanian Film Academy presented the annual Silver Crane Awards and there were appreciations for two of the outstanding recent documentaries, ”Wonderful Losers: A Different World” by Arunas Matelis and ”The Ancient Woods” (Photo) by Mindaugas Survila.
Both of them reviewed on this site, links below.
Arunas Matelis film was the Best Documentary, had the best composer (Alberto Lucendo) and got the Audience Award. Mindaugas Survila got the award for best cinematography and the Best Professional Work Award went to the film’s Saulius Urbanavičius and Jonas Maksvytis.
Both films are travelling the world to festivals and have had an enormous success in cinemas in Lithuania – all together around 50.000 tickets sold for the two films.