Georgian director’s movie wins the main prize at Asian International Film Festival
07 October, 2016
Georgian director’s movie wins the main prize at Asian International Film Festival
A Feature film project MAY 17 by Georgian film director Rati Tsiteladze and written by Nino Varsimashvili won main prize at the Asian International Film Festival.

Filmmaker Rati Tsiteladze explores the cause of the violence on May 17, 2013, when Clergy-led crowd of thousands of orthodox anti-gay activists, including human rights defenders have brutally attacked the LGBT members in Tbilisi. The film portrays the conditions of LGBT members, explores their inner world and their struggle between the past, the present
and the future. The film poses provocative questions trying to find answers to several fragile subjects that are still taboo in modern society.
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The project was also selected at the 7th International Festival of Film Producers, Regiofun, which will be held from 18th to 23rd October in Poland.
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The DMZ Docs, the largest film festival dedicated to non-fiction genres in Korea, showcases the best international and Korean documentary films. Despite its short history, DMZ DOCS is growing as one of the most important documentary showcases in Asia.


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