LAKMA, in cooperation with the United States Embassy, Lithuania, is pleased to invite teachers and students of English to a monthly screening series of American films made after literary works to be held at the US Embassy in Vilnius, Akmenų g. 6

Each screening will be preceeded by an introduction and followed by a discussion.

Event moderators:  Dr. Teri McCarthy  and Loreta Zavadskienė (VU, UKI) 

DATE: 10 April 2015. Further dates: 15 May (to be confirmed).

TIME: 14.30 security check at US Embassy. Please remember to have an ID. 15.00 film show.

ADMISSION: free for LAKMA members and non-members.


CERTIFICATE  issued upon request to those who have attended 4 screening events.

The Blind Side (2009)Friday 10 April 2015

Genre: Drama

Cast: Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw, Quinton Aaron

Director: John Lee Hancock

Writer: John Lee Hancock, Michael Lewis

Studio: Warner Brothers

Michael Oher (Quinton Aaron), a homeless black teen, has drifted in and out of the school system for years. Then Leigh Anne Tuohy (Sandra Bullock) and her husband, Sean (Tim McGraw), take him in. The Tuohys eventually become Michael’s legal guardians, transforming both his life and theirs. Michael’s tremendous size and protective instincts make him a formidable force on the gridiron, and with help from his new family and devoted tutor, he realizes his potential as a student and football player.

Based on Michael Lewis’ book “The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game”.

In 2010 Sandra Bullock won an Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role.