Born in Siauliai, Lithuania, Sharunas Bartas graduated from film school VGIK in Moscow. He worked as an art director for Banga Film Studio in 1984, and created Studija Kinema in 1989, Lithuania’s first independent film studio. His major works include IN THE MEMORY OF A DAY GONE BY (1990), The Corridor (1995), The House (1997), Freedom (2000), Seven Invisible Men (2005), Eastern Drift (2010), Peace to Us in Our Dreams (2015), and Frost (2017). He was invited to Cannes’ Director’s Fortnight, the Berlinale Forum, and the Locarno International Film Festival. In the Dusk is the selection of the Cannes 2020.