Sleepy rural life in a remote borough is enlivened one day a month, when the horn of plenty overflows and everyone gets a part of its offerings. The otherwise rather modest and mostly elderly people now have the opportunity to visit the borough's only café, pharmacy and grocery store. Is that enough to keep them going or is there something else that brings joy and hope into their lives?
Liis Lepik is an Estonian documentary filmmaker. She holds MA degree (2015) in documentary filmmaking from Baltic Film and Media School. She has also studied social and cultural anthropology in Tallinn University and supplemented her studies in visual anthropology at Free University of Berlin. She has directed student films like "The Fourth One"(26 min) and "In Between" (29 min) that have traveled festivals internationally and has been a cinematographer for several documentaries like "Space of Pure Thought" (75 min, 2015) and “The Women of Gerassimovi” (27 min, 2017). The documentary "Soviet Hippies"(75 min, 2017) that she produced has been shown at DokLeipzig, CPH:Dox, Göteburg FF, Krakow FF and won awards at Trieste FF in Italy, Estdocs in Canada and Unehört in Germany. Liis was a Documentary Campus Masterschool participant in 2014. She is a member of Estonian Documentary Guild since 2012 and has experiences in working and volunteering in U.S and Germany