ŠAKNYS | Roots

Roots is a short animated movie about teenagers born during the independence of Lithuania. The film talks through buildings and hair, revealing the complex nature of growing up in a post-soviet country.

Festivals / Screenings
National Competition / Vilnius Short Film Festival 2021
Baltic Short Film Competition / Riga International Short Film Festival 2ANNAS 2021
Main Programme / REX Animation Festival 2021
Short Film Programme / Trollywood Animation Festival 2021
Lithuanian Animation Programme / BLON Animation Festival 2021
Short Film Competition / LITAUISCHES KINO GOES BERLIN 2021
Short Film Programme / LT. Art. Vienna 2022

Director & Editor: Jonas Juškaitis
Animation: Matas Juškaitis
Art Director: Emilija Juzeliūnaite
Sound Recording: Emilija Juzeliūnaitė
Running Time: 4min 33s 
Release: 2021