Five Georgian films presented at Berlinale
11 February, 2017
Five Georgian films presented at Berlinale
Five Georgian films are being screened at world’s one of the prestigious Berlinale Film Festival starting from February 10 to February 17. The films presented are as follows: My Happy Family by Nana Ekvtimishvili and Simon Gross, Hostages by Rezo Gigineishvili, City of the Sun by Rati Oneli, God of Happiness by Dito Tsintsadze and short animation Li.le by Natia Nikolashvili.

The Georgian National Film Centre will present an exhibit stand of Georgia at
the European Film Market organized within the frames of the Berlinale; and it is the 12th time an exhibit stand of Georgia has been displayed at the European Film Market .It is noteworthy that this is the first time that so many Georgian films are being featured at the festival simultaneously.

As Filmneweurope reports, the focus of the Berlinale Co-Production Market this year is among others on Georgia; the Berlinale Co-Production Market is an event annually attended by about 600 leading filmmakers – film directors and producers from around the world. Through the brochures distributed among the guests, they will have an opportunity to get acquainted with the activities of the Georgian National Film Centre and raise awareness of the Georgian filmmaking industry.

Besides, Georgia will be one of the five countries chosen to participate in a special country session, where the participant countries, with the help of a moderator, will share their expertise and achievements in the field of filmmaking with the audience.

GENERATION Kplus
Li.le by Natia Nikolashvili

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SCREENING:
11.02.2017 16:30 CinemaxX 3 (Premiere)
15.02.2017 12:30 Filmtheater am Friedrichshain
16.02.2017 14:00 CinemaxX 1

PANORAMA special
HOSTAGES - World Premiere Berlinale Official Selection Panorama

OFFICIAL SCREENINGS
Fri 10 Feb | 5.30pm | CineStar 3 (advance screening 1)
Sun 12 Feb | 7.15pm | Zoo Palast 2 (advance screening 2)
Wed 15 Feb | 9.30pm | Zoo Palast 1 (World Premiere)
Thu 16 Feb | 1.00pm | CinemaxX 7 (repetition screening 1)
Sat 18 Feb | 9.30pm | Zoo Palast 1 (repetition screening 2)
MARKET SCREENINGS (for buyers only)
Sun 12 Feb | 11.35am | CinemaxX 10
Mon 13 Feb | 2.45pm | CinemaxX 2
PRESS SCREENING:
Wed 15 Feb | 2pm | CineStar 3

FORUM
My Happy Family by Nana & Simon

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SCREENING:
10.02.2017 13:30 CinemaxX 6 (Press Screening)
13.02.2017 20:15 CineStar 8 (PREMIERE)
14.02.2017 21:30 Berlinale Goes Kiez @ w o l f
16.02.2017 16:30 Delphi
17.02.2017 19:45 Colosseum 1
19.02.2017 19:15 CineStar 8


PANORAMA special
HOSTAGES - World Premiere Berlinale Official Selection Panorama

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OFFICIAL SCREENINGS
Fri 10 Feb | 5.30pm | CineStar 3 (advance screening 1)
Sun 12 Feb | 7.15pm | Zoo Palast 2 (advance screening 2)
Wed 15 Feb | 9.30pm | Zoo Palast 1 (World Premiere)
Thu 16 Feb | 1.00pm | CinemaxX 7 (repetition screening 1)
Sat 18 Feb | 9.30pm | Zoo Palast 1 (repetition screening 2)
MARKET SCREENINGS (for buyers only)
Sun 12 Feb | 11.35am | CinemaxX 10
Mon 13 Feb | 2.45pm | CinemaxX 2
PRESS SCREENING:
Wed 15 Feb | 2pm | CineStar 3

FORUM
City of the Sun by Rati Oneli

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SCREENING:
10-02-2017 19:30 CinemaxX 4 (Premiere)
11-02-2017 14:00 Akademie der Künste, Hanseatenweg
12-02-2017 11:30 CinemaxX 6 (P&I)
13-02-2017 14:00 CineStar 8
18-02-2017 21:30 Delphi


27 Films Production
God of Happiness by Dito Tsintsadze

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The film will be screened for Berlinale audiences on February 17.
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