FESTIVALS: The 17th Tbilisi IFF Hosts Third Edition of Industry Days

Anna's Life by Nino Basilia Anna's Life by Nino Basilia

TBILISI: Ten films are competing in the international competition of the 17th Tbilisi International Film Festival taking place from 28 November to 4 December 2016.

The festival’s country focus will be Poland. Other sections are Forum of European Cinema, Made in Germany, French Collection, Horizons, Director in Focus: Margarethe Von Trotta, Bios Politikos, Georgian Panorama, Apollo – Cinema Memories, Festival Tofuzzi Presents and Special Screenings.

Rosa Luxembourg by Margarethe Von Trotta opened the festival and Take Me Home by Abbas Kiarostami will close it. The jury of the international competition is composed of Alexandra Stewart, Peter Rommel, Davide Ferrario, Eva af Geijerstam and George (Gia) Bazgadze. The jury of the national competition is composed of: Lisa Nesselson, Glenn Myrent, Erika Gregor and Ulrich Gregor.

The festival is also hosting the third edition of the Industry Days including workshops, pitching sessions, masterclasses, panel discussions and lectures.A Good Wife by Mirjana Karanovic


A Good Wife / Dobre žena (Serbia, Bosnia, Croatia)
Directed by Mirjana Karanovic
Produced by This&That Productions
Coproduced by Deblokada, Nukleus Film, Cineplanet
Supported by Film Fund Sarajevo

A Taste of Ink / Compte tes blessures (France)
Directed by Morgan Simon

Anna’s Life (Georgia)
Directed by Nino BasiliaDogs by Bogdan Mirica
Produced by Studio 99
Supported by the Georgian National Film Center

Dogs / Câini (France, Romania, Bulgaria)
Directed by Bogdan Mirică
Produced by EZ Films 14
Coproduced by 42Km Film, Argo Film
Supported by the Romanian Film Centre, Bulgarian National Film Center

House of Others / Skhvisi sakhli (Georgia, Russia, Spain, Croatia)
Directed by Rusudan Glurjidze
Produced by Liga ProductionsQuit Staring at My Plate by Hana Jušić
Coproduced by Cinetech Ltd, Kinoskopik SL, Embrio

Land of the Little People (Israel)
Directed by Yaniv Berman

My Father’s Wings (Turkey)
Directed by Kıvanc Sezer

Quit Staring At My Plate / Ne gledaj mi u pijat (Croatia, Denmark)
Directed by Hana Jušić

Produced by Kinorama
Coproduced by BeofilmWaves by Grzegorz Zariczny
Supported by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre, the Croatian Radiotelevision

Waves / Fale (Poland)

Directed by Grzegorz Zariczny
Produced by Munk Studio – Polish Filmmakers Association
Coproduced by TVP, Krakow Festival Office
Supported by the Polish Film Institute, the Krakow Regional Film Fund

Zhaleika (Germany)
Directed by Eliza Petkova