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