FESTIVALS: Motherland Wins Tbilisi Festival

    Motherland by Senem Tüzen Motherland by Senem Tüzen

    TBILISI: Motherland directed by Senem Tüzen won the Golden Prometheus for Best Film at the 16th Tbilisi International Film Festival which concluded on 6 December 2015. Solomon directed by Zaza Khalvashi won the Best Film award in the National Competition.

    The Silver Prometheus for best director went to Jonas Caprignano for Mediterranea.

    The festival also awarded the honorary Prometheus for contribution to world cinema to Harutyun Khachatryan and Georgian director Lana Ghoghoberidze

    The list of winners follows:

    Best Film
    Motherland (Turkey, Greece)
    Directed by Senem Tüzen

    Best Director
    Mediterranea (Italy, France, USA, Germany, Qatar)
    Directed by Jonas Carpignano

    National Competition

    Best Short Film
    Wake Man (Georgia, France)
    Directed by Tornike Bziava
    Production: Reactormonkey Films, AMA Production

    Best Motion Picture
    Directed by Zaza Khalvashi
    Supported by the Georgian National Film Center (GNFC)

    Best Documentary
    When the Earth Seems to be Light
    Directed by Salome Machaidze, Tamuna Karumidze, David Meskhi
    Production: Goslab (site under construction)