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Lithuanian farmers have an old tradition to set up scarecrows in their fields and orchards to keep away birds and animals. Dressed in worn-out clothes and decorated with different household utensils, scarecrows guard their lands.


International Festival of Documentary and Short Film of Bilbao – in competition; Cinéma du Réel, Paris – in competition; Nanookfilmfest, Palermo – in competition.

Rimantas Gruodis

Rimantas Gruodis was born in 1946 in Šiauliai, Lithuania. A Vilnius University graduate in 1977, he worked at the Lithuanian Film Studio as a camera assistant and assistant director on feature films, editor, scriptwriter and director of newsreels and documentaries (1964-1990). Since 1992, he has been working as an independent film director, producer and cameraman. In 1994 he founded production company Periferija.