FESTIVALS: I am Beso Wins National Competition at Tbilisi IFF 2014

I am Beso by Lasha Tskvitinidze I am Beso by Lasha Tskvitinidze

TBILISI: The 15th Tbilisi IFF handed out its Golden Prometheus for Best Film to Ukrainian director Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy for Tribe at its closing ceremony on 6 December 2014.

The festival, which took place 1-7 December, awarded I am Beso by Lasha Tskhvitinidze as the winner of the Georgian National Competition.

The festival also held its first industry event, Industry Days, which included a pitching platform for Georgian filmmakers.

The list of winners follows:

Best Actress
Mari Kitia
Brides (Georgia, France)
Directed by Tinatin Kajrishvili
Production: Gemini

Best Actor
Ilyas Salman
Corn Island (Georgia, Germany, France, Czech Republic, Kazakhstan, Hungary)
Directed by George Ovashvili  
Production: Alamdary Film, Axman Production (axmanproduction.com)

Best Directing in National Competition
Line of Credit (Georgia, France, Germany)
Directed by Nutsa Alexi-Meskhishvili

Best Film in National Competition
I am Beso (Georgia)
Directed by Lasha Tskhvitinidze
Production: Pansional Film

Best Poetic Vision
The Tribe (Ukraine, Netherlands)
Directed by Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy

Silver Prometheus for Best Directing
Modris (Latvia, Germany, Greece)
Directed by Juris Kursietis
Production: Red Dot Media

Golden Prometheus for Best Film
The Tribe