Project Description

GENTLE WARRIORS

This début feature film follows three young women who voluntarily enlist as soldiers in the Lithuanian Armed Forces. In a unique coming-of-age story, they become warriors for the military, as well as for their own lives.

Director: Marija Stonytė
Producer: Giedrė Žickytė
Co-producer: Riho Västrik
With the support of: Lithuanian Film Center, Estonian Film Institute, Cultural Endowment of Estonia, Vilnius City Municipality
In co-producer with: Vesilind, Estonia
International sales: Distribution: Catherine Le Clef for CAT&Docs, France
Release: To be completed

Pitching Foruns
Last Stop Trieste 2019
The Edinburgh Pitch 2018 – Best Pitch Award
Meeting Point – Vilnius 2018 – Postproduction Award, Best Lithuanian Project Award
Thessaloniki Agora DOCS IN PROGRESS 2018 – Jury Special Mention
When East Meets West 2018
MeetMarket Sheffield Doc/Fest 2017
Odessa Film Festival Baltic Works in Progress 2017
Baltic Sea Docs 2016