Mantė Valiūnaitė
Film curator and film critic
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Mantė Valiūnaitė – is a film curator and film critic, currently studying PhD at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre. She is a Senior Porgrammer at Vilnius International Film Festival “Kino pavasaris.” She was curating film programme for International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival “Inconvenient Films” in Lithuania for 3 years. Mante curates and coordinates various projects in NGO “Meno avilys”, which works extensively on cinema heritage and education. Together with colleagues, she organized Retrospective and Exhibition of Apichatpong Weerasethakul “Luminous Shadows” in Vilnius. In addition, she regularly covers film festivals and writes film reviews to magazine “Kinas” and weekly cultural paper “7 Days of Art”.