Dir. Jurga Šeduikytė, Animation, 10 min, 2021
Little Mora is sinking into an endless sea. What looks like a little island appears to be a floating piano – her transitory salvation. Discovering she can conjure up the wind by pressing piano keys, Mora starts a journey through a dormant world. Getting acquainted with its features and creatures, Mora looks for ways to bring it back to life.
Dir. Gerda Paliušytė, documentary, 43 min, 2020
Nevermore can be viewed as a gothic tale set in present-day Baltimore. By tracing the legend of Edgar Allan Poe, a famous American writer who lived in Baltimore between 1833 and 1835, the film explores Poe’s ghostly oeuvre in the popular imagination. It also depicts different communities and protagonists that are connected through Poe’s legacy, as well as the social divisions between them.
Dir. Robertas Nevecka, interactive project, 20 min., estimated release 2023
It is a series of four virtual reality experiences, whose axis is the classics of Lithuanian literature. These experiences transfer one to the visual worlds of Jonas Biliūnas’, Antanas Baranauskas’ and Kristijonas Donelaitis’ works. The viewer becomes one of the characters of the works, immersively participating in the plot and feeling various emotional states of the character. The viewer may even change the plot. A word becomes an image; in that image, the viewer is living.
Dir. Vykintas Labanauskas, Dominyka Adomaitytė, stop-motion animation, 12 min, estimated release 2023
A six-year-old girl revisits the memories of the last evening before her grandmother’s death with a feeling of guilt. At that time, she broke one of the glass elephant figurines from grandma’s collection and didn’t tell her. Thinking that this was the reason of granny’s departure, girl goes back to that evening in order to change the past and this way save the Grandmother.
Dir. Eitvydas Doškus, documentary, 23 min, estimated release 2021
Vilnius is a city of notable historical heritage and unique character currently undergoing considerable changes. Some of the life fragments our camera has recorded are no more. The film, therefore, is a testimony to that which has faded into oblivion, and a glimpse into what is to come.
Dir. Robertas Nevecka, animation, 16 min, 2020
Freezing winter in a war-devastated town. A young man is banished from his own apartment by a bunch of troublesome strangers. He has to locate another shelter in an alienated society.
Dir. Aistė Žegulytė, documentary, 69 min, 2018
A taxidermist, a deer farmer and a zoology museum worker live in the surroundings where the line between reality and artificiality has almost become imperceptible. While the dead beasts compete for the most vivid posture and the most real look in their eyes, the human keeps trying to stop the time and bring back life to things in which life has long been absent.