Community Gardens

15 min.


Director | Vytautas Katkus
Script | Vytautas Katkus
Director of photography | Vytautas Katkus
Editing | Laurynas Bareiša
Sound | Julius Grigelionis
Producer | Viktorija Seniut
Prodcution company | VIKTORIA FILMS


Patriarchal masculinity seems to catch its last breath in the sun. A story about a cold relationship between a father and his son. Their bond, plagued by indifference, disintegrates completely.


About the director:

Born in 1991 in Vilnius, Lithuania, Vytautas Katkus graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in cinematography from the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre. He works as cinematographer in movies as well in video art projects. He won best young cinematographer award by Lithuanian Association of Cinematographers in 2014 and 2015. Since 2016 he is a member of Lithuanian Association of Cinematographers. ‘Kolektyviniai sodai’ (Community Gardens), his debut short film, was selected at the 58th Semaine de la Critique. Vytautas newest short film ‘Places’ premiered at the Venice Film Festival in 2020.