On April 9th at 19 o’clock Litauisches Kino Goes Berlin and Baltic View invites you to watch a mesmerizing documentary Master and Tatyana, made by Giedrė Žickytė.
Litauisches Kino Goes Berlin invites you to see a recent Lithuanian documentary at DokuMontag – a program for years presenting European films, dedicated to human rights and socially engaging subjects.
This time we invite you to see the new documentary Master and Tatyana, made by Giedrė Žickytė, who has visited Berlin in 2015 with her previous film How We Played Revolution. The film will be screened on April 9th at 19 o’clock and followed by the Q&A.
MEISTRAS IR TATJANA/MASTER AND TATYANA
Director: Giedrė Žickytė, 84 min, 2015, Lithuania, OV with English subs, free entrance
The documentary offers an insight into the life and work of Vytas Luckus (1943-1987) – a forgotten master of a tragic fate, rebellious and extravagant photographer, a non-conformist despised by the Soviet Regime. His photographs, just like his eccentric lifestyle, enchant till nowadays. The documentary of a Lithuanian filmmaker Giedrė Žickytė attempts to capture the multifaceted portrait of the artist. After decades of silence his muse and wife Tatyana opens up and guides through the vast archives of his oeuvre and their bohemian intimate life full of overpowering love that ended up in a tragedy.
The film has travelled the festivals around the world and among others was screened at Göteborg Film Festival and IDFA Amsterdam. Awarded with many prices the film thrived during the 2015 National Awards Silver Crane, where the it was awarded as Best Documentary, Best Directing, Best Camera, Best Editing. The Berlin audiences have already had a possibility to watch other 2 films of the director Giedrė Žickytė: during DokuMontag 2015 – feature documentary How We Played Revolution and during the 7th Litauisches Kino Goes Berlin – short documentary I’m Not From Here.
Film trailer: https://youtu.be/YSs3kZmXXoA
At the end of the screening the Q&A with the filmmaker will be held.
The screening organized by Czech Center, annual Lithuanian Film Festival Litauisches Kino Goes Berlin and online platform Baltic View with the support of Lithuanian Embassy.
April 9th, 2018, at 19 o’clock
Wilhelmstraße 44 / Eingang Mohrenstraße