Press release "Abandoned Village" (Animation film, 14 min)

    For the first time, Georgian animation film at the Tokyo Museum of Photography at Yebisu International Festival For Art & Alternative Vision, 5 - 21 February 2021.


    2/9 Tue. 18:00

    2/21 Sun. 11:30

    The theme of this year's festival is "E-MOTION GRAPHICS"

    The film is selected in the section "Animation that sharpens your senses".

    The festival was founded in 1995.

    Organizers: Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Tokyo Photographic Art Museum, Art Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture) and Nikkei Inc.


    This is the second visit of the "Abandoned Village" to Japan.

    On November 23, at the Hokkaido International Animated Film Festival NEW CHITOSE, the film won an award from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan and received such an assessment: “It is an interesting film, you can not understand in what period of time the action takes place. For example, it could be a one-week or a 200-year period. This is the director's debut work. She is an actress of "Budurgana Gagra" (www.budurgana.ge) Georgian State Hand Shadow Theater. "

    "Abandoned Village" is the debut-animation film directed by Mariam Kapanadze, which was created at film studio "Kvali XXI" (https://www.facebook.com/Film-Studio-KVALI-XXI-192774534600815) and the film center "Georgian Film-Abkhazeti" (https://www.facebook.com/GeorgianfilmcenterABKHAZETI).The film was funded by Georgian National Film Center (http://beta.gnfc.ge/?fbclid=IwAR04HqbeuIb6vIBR9VvM5jUe6Vtr_BqOYKPeANWUjBJ_HxrdtwFqU1U7Rkg).

    After the successful world premiere in Japan, the Georgian animation film was invited to the famous international animation festival "ANIMATEKA" in Ljubljana, Slovenia and now the film is again hosted by Japan.

    Contact Person:

    Mariam Kandelaki, Producer

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