Watch Film: LITTLE JERUSAEM, directed by Monika Navickaitė

Bad92c89fd posterVytautas lives in a little neighborhood in Vilnius called Jerusalem. He, like any other teenager there, looks like a street gang member, eats kebabs and is afraid of everything he can not understand. But one special night among the teenagers in Jerusalem appears his weird eight-year-old brother. Vytautas has to choose between his complexes and a brotherly love.

 

Director Biography – Monika Navickaitė

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2005 – 2013 Vilnius Jeruzalė High School
2013 – 2017 Vilnius Gabija gymnasium
A-levels: Art, English, Literature, Math, History, Geography
2011 – 2015 The Institut Français of Vilnius
French course (B2.1 level)
2015 – 2016 Skalvija Film Academy
Documentary Film course
Supervisor: Professor Giedrė Beinoriūtė
2016 – 2017 Skalvija Film Academy
Feature Film course
Supervisor: Film director Linas Mikuta

 

Director Statement

I chose this topic, because I grew up among children who were afraid of being themselves. Even now, I often find myself in situations where in order to be loyal to myself and make the right decisions I have to overcome my complexes and it is not that easy.