Field, Stone, Tree, Backyard
As urbanization continues to expand cities, the disappearance of villages has long been no surprise. In just a few decades, former villages and schools are completed not only by people, but also by nature. nowhere else are well-disguised ghosts of the past found, telling their stories silently. All that was left was the well-disguised ghosts of the past, who silently tell their stories.
Mantvydas Zaukas grew up in the historical town of Samogitia – Kražiai. Since his childhood, the director has been actively interested in both the history of the world and the culture and traditions of his country. In 2020, he graduated from Vilnius College of Technology and Design with a degree in media design and editing. In the same year began his master’s studies at the Vilnius Academy of Arts. The director’s debut is a film: “Field, stone, tree, yard” where he makes a portrait of extinct villages in the perspectives of today and past.
Field, stone, tree, backyard / Laukas, akmuo, medis, kiemas (2020, short documentary)