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Baltic View: Film Event – ‘Miracle’ with Q&A
8 April, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Join us in celebrating Lithuanian centenary of restored statehood and come to the London premiere of a Lithuanian filmmaker’s Egle Vertelyte debut film!
It is 1992 and Lithuania has shifted from communism to capitalism, leaving the small collective pig farm managed by Irena, in dire straits. Irena struggles to keep the farm and her workers afloat when a handsome American, Bernardas, arrives pledging to save the struggling enterprise and turns Irena‘s family life and routine of the village upside-down. As Irena begins to fall for his charms, she realizes that his intentions may not be entirely innocent…
Ticket Price: £11.50
Eglė Vertelytė has a bachelor‘s degree in History after finishing Vilnius University and has studied Art Studies at Vytautas Magnus University. She continued her studies in European Film College, where she has made her first short films. In Lithuania, she has been working on National Television‘s show about cinema “25th frame” as a director and collaborated with “Studio Nominum” on documentaries. 2009 – 2010 she spent in Mongolia, where she made an internationally recognized documentary “Ub lama”. In 2012 she finished National Film and Television school and gained MA in screenwriting and script consulting. Together with her colleague creative producer Lukas Trimonis, they have opened a company iN SCRiPT. Eglė has taught in several Lithuanian universities and collaborates as a screenwriter with young directors. Egle has worked as a sketch writer for a popular prime-time parody TV show Repeat in Lithuania, and is currently writing the most popular Lithuanian TV show for kids “Ką pasakė Kakė Makė”.
Duration: 91 min
This film is part of the ‘Book&Screen’ week at the @LondonBookFair2018
Thanks to @LithuanianCultureInstitute
In partnership with Estonian Embassy, Latvian Embassy, Latvian Literature and Lithuanian Embassy in the United Kingdom.
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