FESTIVALS: The 19th Tbilisi Film Festival Kicks Off

Silent Night by Piotr Domalewski Silent Night by Piotr Domalewski

TBILISI: Ten debut features will compete for the Golden Prometheus for best film and Silver Prometheus for best director in the main competition of the 19th Tbilisi Film Festival, running from 3 to 9 December 2018.

Another 16 titles will be screened in the European Forum programme, while the other sections of the festival are Horizons, Made in Germany, Country in Focus – Italy, Baltic States – 100, Apollo – Ingmar Bergman 100, Literature & Film, Director in Focus – Sergei Loznitsa.

The Georgian Panorama will present four feature films, 11 short and animated films, as well as nine documentaries.

International Competition:

Boys Cry (Italy)
Directed by Damiano & Fabio D'Innocenzo

Breath of Life (France)
Directed by David Roux

Country Noise (Germany)
Directed by Lisa Miller

Crystal Swan (Belarus, US, Germany, Russia)
Directed by Darya Zhuk

Girl (Belgium, the Netherlands)
Directed by Lukas Dhont

Irina (Bulgaria)
Directed by Nadejda Koseva
Produced by Art Fest Production
Coproduced by Front Film, Doli Media Studio and Right Solutions
Supported by the Bulgarian National Film Center, Creative Europe – MEDIA, SEE Cinema Network, ScripTeast

Neighbors (Georgia, Macedonia)
Directed by Gigisha Abashidze
Produced by Studio Artizm
Coproduced by Gemini, Small Moves Films
Supported by the Georgian National Film Center, the Macedonian Film Agency, Eurimages

Silent Night (Poland)
Directed by Piotr Domalewski
Produced by Munk Studio - Polish Filmmakers Association
Supported by the Polish Film Institute, the Warmia and Mazury Film Fund

Volcano (Ukraine, Germany)
Directed by Roman Bondarchuk

Yesterday (Hungary, Germany, France, Netherlands, Morocco)
Directed by Bálint Kenyeres