Virginija Vareikyte

WHEN_WE_TALK_ABOUT_KGB_ohjaaja_Virginija_VareikyteVirginija Vareikyte was born in Lithuania in 1986. She pursued her degree in audiovisual direction from the Lithuanian Theatre and Music Academy. Afterwards she started working as director of cultural and historical TV documentaries, some of which were successfully presented in international film festivals.

Her first feature length documentary The Face Behind the Voice (2012), a biographical journey in the life of a Soviet opera singer, was theatrically released in Lithuania and shown on Lithuanian national television. When we talk about KGB (2015), which is now screened at the DocPoint festival, is her second feature documentary released in Lithuanian cinemas. Vareikyte has co-directed the film with Maximilien Dejoie.