Archive of films Earth of the Blind / Neregių žemė

Lithuania
1992, 25 min

Section: Reflections of Time: Baltic Poetic Documentary

  1K1 Friday 29/6 9:00 Drahomíra Cinema
  322 Sunday 1/7 12:30 Small Hall
  923 Saturday 7/7 15:30 Small Hall
This film will be screened with the following films:

Audrius Stonys, another “break generation” filmmaker, debuted with Earth of the Blind, which came to serve as the generation’s manifesto. Stonys was a disciple of documentary filmmaker Henrikas Šablevičius, and the latter’s influence is present in Earth of the Blind, a picture that weaves the new generation’s silent aesthetics and novel characters into the old visual poetics.


Synopsis

Audrius Stonys, another “break generation” filmmaker, won recognition with Earth of the Blind, which came to serve as the generation’s manifesto and was lauded within Lithuania and abroad; in 1992 the film was awarded the European Film Academy’s Felix Prize for Best Documentary. Stonys was a disciple of documentary filmmaker Henrikas Šablevičius, and the latter’s influence is present in Earth of the Blind, a picture that weaves the new generation’s silent aesthetics and novel characters into the old visual poetics.

Elena Jasiūnaitė

About the director

Audrius Stonys (b. 1966, Vilnius, Lithuania, USSR). Selected filmography: Open the Door to Him Who Comes (Atverti duris ateinančiam 1989), Earth of the Blind (1992), Antigravitation (1995), Flying over the Blue Field (1996), Harbor (1998), Fedia. Three Minutes after the Big Bang (2000), Alone (2001), Uku Ukai (2006), I Went through Fire, You Were with Me (2010), Ramin (Raminas, 2011), Gates of the Lamb (Avinėlio vartai, 2014), Women and the Glacier (2016)

Contacts

Lithuanian Film Centre
Zigmanto Sierakausko st. 15, 03105, Vilnius
Lithuania
Tel: +370 5 213 0547
E-mail: info@lkc.lt
www: www.lkc.lt

About the film

Black & white, DCP

Section: Reflections of Time: Baltic Poetic Documentary
   
Director: Audrius Stonys
Screenplay: Audrius Stonys
Dir. of Photography: Rimvydas Leipus
Music: Vidmantas Bartulis
Editor: Danutė Cicėnaitė
Producer: Dalia Cibauskaitė
Production: Studio Kinema
Sales: Lithuanian Film Centre

Guests

Audrius Stonys

Film Director

Dovilė Butnoriūtė

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