Alanté  Kavaïté

Alanté Kavaïté


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Lithuanian-born Alanté Kavaïté began her film career in 1992 with a role in JAZZ by Raimundas Banionis. She then emigrated to France, where she studied at Avignon’s Ecole Nationale d’Arts Plastiques and at the Beaux-Arts in Paris before working as an editor on documentaries (including two by Pavel Lounguine). In 2001, she co-directed BORIS ELTSINE, L'ENFANCE D'UN CHEF and a year after made her first short fiction, LA CARPE. Her feature debut was FISSURE, a Les Films d’Antoine production selected at the AFI Fest in Los Angeles in 2006. In 2012, she directed the short HOW WE TRIED A NEW COMBINATION OF LIGHT. For her latest feature film, THE SUMMER OF SANGAILE (2015), she was awarded Best Director at Sundance Film Festival. It was selected in multiple film festivals around the world, Berlinale Panorama and Vilnius International Film Festival amongst others.

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