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TBILISI: Georgian writer/director Giga Liklikadze is in postproduction with The Pig, his low-budget debut feature film shot in October 2017.

TBILISI: The Georgian National Film Center distributed 393,333 EUR / 1,180,000 GEL for the production of four international coproductions directed by Zaza Khalvashi, Giorgi Ovashvili, Rusudan Glurjidze and Aleksandre Koberidze.

TBILISI: Georgian director Giorgi Mrevlishvili has begun postproduction on Twelve Lessons, a feature length documentary that he's filming in Georgia. He has previously made My Wonderful Mother produced by Jeremy Gaskill.

TBILISI: Georgian director David Gurgulia is in postproduction with And the Others, a long documentary that he's shot in Georgia since 2017. Gurgulia previously made the short feature film Dialect (produced by Giorgi Tetiashvili), which had its International Premiere as part of European Film Promotion’s Future Frames, at the 2018 edition of Karlovy Vary.

TBILISI: Georgian director Ioseb Bliadze is currently in postproduction with his debut feature film Otar’s Death, a coproduction between Georgia, Germany and Lithuania.

TBILISI: Georgian writer/director Besik Solomonashvili is in postproduction with Veggie Garden in the Conflict Zone, his debut feature film that he shot in Georgia in August 2018.

TBILISI: The established Georgian alternative musician and writer/director Konstantine Kalandadze is in postproduction with his debut feature The Drummer. The premiere is planned for an A-class film festival in 2019.

TBILISI: Georgian director Aleksandre Rekhviashvili is in postproduction with Reviving the Past, a long documentary that he's shot in Georgia since 2017, when he made the documentary Chubchik Puppets And Etc (produced by Rati Rekhviashvili).

TBILISI: The Georgian National Film Center has distributed 400,000 EUR / 1.2 m GEL as production grants for four feature films.

Georgia had a great year with more awards at international festivals and more attention given to Georgian films. Georgian cinema days were held in Chicago, London and Lithuania and Georgia was a Focus Country at the 2018 Filmkunstfest, Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur for Animated Film, the Cottbus Film Festival, the Encounters Film Festival in Bristol and at Filmfest Dresden.

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