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Watch selection of Lithuanian documentaries including films by Arunas Matelis, Audrius Stonys and others. Films "Man-Horse" and "Flight over Lithuania or 510 Seconds of Silence" available from 22nd to 28th November for FREE streaming.


Watch selection of Lithuanian documentaries including films by Arunas Matelis, Audrius Stonys and others. Films "Man-Horse" and "Flight over Lithuania or 510 Seconds of Silence" available from 22nd to 28th November for FREE streaming.


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Flight Over Lithuania or 510 Seconds of Silence

Skrydis per Lietuvą arba 510 sekundžių tylos (Orig.) / 2000 / Lithuania / 8 min

"Flight over Lithuania" is a legendary film by A. Stonys and A. Matelis, which won honors as No. 4 of the Top 10 at the international exhibition EXPO 2000 in Hanover, Germany as one of the best films, demonstrated at the exhibition.

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Man-Horse

Žmogus arklys (Orig.) / 2008 / Lithuania / 52 min

“Man-Horse” is a film about an old farmer, Jonas, and his horse. It is an intimate story about the existential relationship between human and animal; it is about solitude and the daily effort to survive.

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The First farewell to Paradise

Pirmasis atsisveikinimas su Rojumi (Orig.) / 1998 / Lithuania / 15 min

The film seeks to convey the senselessness and beauty of his daily life.

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From Unfinished Tales of Jerusalem

Iš dar nebaigtų Jeruzalės pasakų (Orig.) / 1996 / Lithuania / 26 min

The film based on a strange old pagan tradition, still preserved in only one village in Semogitia (a part of Lithuania). The tradition goes back to the archaic space of the magic’s of folk theater.

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Confession

Išpažintis (Orig.) / 2008 / Lithuania / 34 min

This is a two-part experimental film that explores the very nature of creativity. The second part – “Confession” – reveals the behind-the-camera reality and the brutal creative process which can sometimes lead to certain constraints.

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SunDay. The Gospel According to Lift-Man Albertas

SEKMADIENIS. Evangelija Pagal Liftininką Albertą (Orig.) / 2003 / Lithuania / 19 min

Although it consists of only 20 shots, Sunday. The Gospel According to Lift-Man Albertas is a rich allegory that one can read in several different ways. Religious references and allusions to Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot urge themselves upon us, and Matelis's view of reality is just as sad as it is humorous.

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Uku Ukai

Ūkų Ūkai (Orig.) / 2006 / Lithuania / 30 min

Take a deep breath in…and out," a soothing female voice says. We see a young woman putting makeup on an old woman's face, a marathon man running, an old woman lying in bed, recreational swimmers, a sewing machine stitching away...

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Countdown

Countdown (Orig.) / 2004 / Lithuania / 45 min

A man is dying in hospital. He is just a body working its way towards death, and no own knows what kind of life is lies behind it...

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