After party with the grandmothers after Land of Songs' World Premiere at the Vilnius International Film Festival in Vilnius, Lithuania (March 2015).
From left: Pranutė Barysiene, Jonuke Dvareckiene, Mare Bingeliene, Kestutis Nenius, Aldona Watts, Maryte Klimaviciene, Stase Bogusiene, Julian Watts.
Renowned Lithuanian singer and music historian Veronika Povilionienė and the grandmothers perform before the screening.
Director Aldona Watts
The Land of Songs family.
The grandmothers and Povilioniene sing in the cinema hall before the screening.
Q&A with director Aldona Watts, cinematographer/co-producer Julian Watts and cinematographer James Kennard after the U.S. Premiere of Land of Songs with The Margaret Mead Film Festival at the American Museum of Natural History in New York (October 2015).
Filmmakers, friends & family at the Margaret Mead Filmmaker Awards Ceremony.
Land of Songs' West Coast Premiere on the closing night of Stanford University's 2015 Baltic Film Series in Stanford, CA (December 2015). Over 300 people attended, making it Stanford Libraries' biggest event to date.
Darius Gaidys, Consulate General of Lithuania in Los Angeles, welcomes the audience at the Stanford screening. The screening was preceded by a reception co-sponsored by Gaidys and the Honorary Consul to Lithuania in San Francisco.
Q&A with director Aldona Watts, editor Nicholas Berger and cinematographer James Kennard