What does it mean to be Lithuanian? Is it blood connection, language, traditions and custom, or maybe it’s enough to love Lithuania? And what is Lithuania? Is it a geographical location defined by state borders or is it more? What unites Lithuanians in Lithuania and abroad?
While travelling around east coast of USA Jurgis Didziulis was visiting Lithuanian communities and trying to find out the answers. He shares all the stories in the new documentary “What it means to be Lithuanian”.
We began our journey by visiting Lithuanian communities with a mission: to learn and listen, to talk, to discover, to capture and share. Our first stop was Los Angeles, where we met so many inspiring people, learned more about them and tried to understand how they feel about their heritage and Lithuanian identity while living outside the geographical Lithuanian borders.More
About 90% of Jewish living in South Africa are originally from Lithuania. This community kept the same food and language traditions and culture. Different life stories, experiences and interpretations of cultural heritage shows our uniqueness, but we can also find lots of similarities. Our mission is to find a way to cherish and open up our Lithuanian identity.More