Shindisi Wins Grand Prix at the Warsaw International Film Festival

The awards ceremony of the acclaimed Warsaw International Film Festival wrapped up with Dimitri Tsintsadze’s Shindisi taking home the Grand Prix. The director himself won the Best Director nomination.

The National Film Center of Georgia named Shindisi as the country’s runner for the International Feature Film at the Oscars 2020.

Tsintsadze’s patriotic movie is based on the real story of the Shindisi battle from the Russo-Georgian war in the summer of 2008. During the Shindisi battle, 17 Georgian soldiers lost their lives.

On October 15, the Hollywood Reporter published a review of Dito Tsintsadze’s Shindisi, calling it “a model of quietly powerful filmmaking”. Read the full review here.

By Nini Dakhundaridze

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19 October 2019 22:10