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Anthology of Lithuanian documentary cinema

Meno avilys is restoring and digitizing Lithuanian documentary films aiming to present to audience an Anthology of Lithuanian Documentary Cinema.
The DVD with the in depth presentation of Lithuanian documentary cinema can be purchased here:
Contact information: aviliobites@gmail.com; +37068036577.
All the funds received from purchased DVDs will be used to continue restoration of Lithuanian films.
So far Meno Avilys has restored 14 films – the highlights of 20th century Lithuanian documentary cinema:
1. Cheer up, Virginius!, (director Viktoras Starošas, 1962, 21 min)
2. The Old Man and the Land (director Robertas Verba, 1965, 20 min)
3. Time Passes Through the City (director Almantas Grikevičius, 1966, 20 min)
4. Reflections (director Henrikas Šablevičius, 1968, 15 min)
5. The Dreams of the Centenarians (director Robertas Verba, 1969, 20 min)
6. A Trip Across Misty Meadows (director Henrikas Šablevicius, 1973, 10 min)
7. I Love Director (director Viktoras Starošas, 1978, 30 min)
8. Sensitivity as Bread (director Edmundas Zubavičius, 1979, 9 min)
9. Ten Minutes Before the Flight of Icarus (director Arūnas Matelis, 1990, 10 min)
10. Earth of the Blind (director Audrius Stonys, 1992, 24 min)
11. Illusions (director Kornelijus Matuzevičius, 1993, 20 min)
12. Wanderers of the White Time (director Rimvydas Leipus, 1993, 10 min)
13. The Black Box (director Algimantas Maceina, 1994, 38 min)
14. Antigravitation (director Audrius Stonys, 1995, 20 min)
The restored films are available at DCP and AVI formats.
Films are subtitled in English, French and Italian.
The catalogue of the programme is available.
In the fall of 2013 the film programme was screened at various spots in the world: International House in Philadelphia, Vilnius Documentary Film Festival, Cinema STYX in Brussels, the Cinematheque de Grenoble, Festival Les Boreales, the National Cinema Museum of Torino, and Newcastle Side Cinema.
Currently 3 more documentary films are under restoration process:
Off Gauge Temperature (director Almantas Grikevičius, 1973, 10 min)
No Foe Can Scare Us (director Edmunds Zubavičius, 1978, 10 min)
Alone (director Audrius Stonys, 2001, 16 min)
Films are digitized by Lithuanian Central State Archives and Warsaw Film Studio.
Films restored by: Jonas Zagorskas, Audrius Naujalis, Rimvydas Leipus, Viktoras Radzevičius, Vytis Puronas and Viktoras Juzonis, cooperating with filmmakers which were involved in the creative process of these films.
At the moment the team of Meno Avilys is developing the online platform offering possibility to watch these films and to explore interactively their content and context.