The Motuza Brothers Films Arrived in Lithuania

March 31, 2022

The Lithuanian Central State Archives received a shipment of valuable films from Chicago. The Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture has handed over to the Archives for digitization of the Motuza brothers’ films. Famous Lithuanian-American filmmakers, the pioneers of Lithuanian colour documentary filmmaking brothers Kazimieras and Mečys Motuza, captured life in pre-war Lithuania on 16 mm Kodak colour film: villages and towns, their architecture, monuments, festivals and people. According to the Lithuanian Central State Archives, all films will be scanned and made available to the patrons.