During the 2017 #metoo movement, certain cases in the Lithuanian film industry demonstrated that it is necessary to assess the extent of sexual harassment, to increase its recognition, to take effective preventive measures and to make agreements that would secure the principles for a safe creative and working environment. Starting from them The Lithuanian Film Centre took action to ensure and protect women's equality in the film industry. In 2019 LFC together with the Center for Equality Advancement and the Lithuanian Center for Human Rights, launched a project which aims at ensuring that the film industry is a safe environment for all those involved. Its ongoing till today.
Dovilė Butnoriūtė, head of the Film Promotion Department at the Lithuanian Film Centre. Currently in charge of Lithuanian film promotion worldwide, education projects, partnerships & representation of Lithuanian film industry.
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