20 titles have been selected for the short film competition of the first edition of the Georgian Svaneti International Film Festival, which is to take place live from 3 to 7 October in Mestia and Ushguli.
The festival was due to take place 25-29 August 2021, however, it was rescheduled due to the deterioration of the pandemic situation in the region.
The Svaneti IFF is organized by director Mariam Khatchvani and Teimuraz Chkhvimiani.
The festival will become an integral part of world film festivals and will host guests from different countries of the world.
Click HERE for the festival teaser.
International Short Film Competition:
I Am Afraid to Forget Your Face (Egypt, France, Qatar, Belgium)
Directed by Sumeh Alaa
Beyond the Threshold (Armenia)
Directed by Anginesh Isanias
A Sister and a Brother (Georgia, Belgium)
Directed by Jaro Minne
Atrapaluz (Costa Rica, Mexico)
Directed by Kim Tores
Funfair (Iran, Canada)
Directed by Kim Tores
Orphans of the City (Belgium)
Directed by Bulent Ozturk
Directed by Giga Gabriel Jobava
12 K. Marx Street (Georgia)
Directed by Irine Jordania
Morning Elsewhere (Singapore)
Directed by Han Feng Yu
The Star (Israel, USA)
Directed by Nadav Lapid
North Pole (Macedonia, Serbia)
Directed by Marija Apcevska
Directed by Jonata Etzler
Before We Leave (Georgia)
Directed by Elene Tsagareishvili
On Memory (Singapore)
Directed by Liao Jiekai
Directed by Emanuela Muzzupappa
Directed by George Sikharulidze
The Last Matador (Finland, Czech Republic)
Directed by Kateriina Lillqvist
An Hour (Georgia)
Directed by George Tavartkiladze
A Scarecrow (Nepal)
Directed by Rajesh Prasad Khatri
August Sky (Brazil)
Directed by Jasmin Tenuchi
The Real Beings
Directed by Vakhtang Jajanidze
Directed by Rati Oneli
Directed by Miranda Namicheishvili
Directed by Uta Beria
Directed by Ana Iosava
Directed by Giorgi Getiashvili
Between Two Walls
Directed by Shalva Shengeli
Directed by Papuna Mosidze
Only One Tear
Directed by George Varsimashvili
Directed by Luka Beradze
Directed by Tengo Asitahsvili.
The festival will be covered by renowned foreign film platforms, and journalists from Variety & Film News Europe will be invited to contribute several articles to the festival.
Supporters of the festival are: Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth, the Georgian National Film Center, General Sponsor Hotel GISTOLA, the Bank of Georgia, Teliani Valley, Badagi, All Print, Albomi travel club, and the Mestia Municipality.