Georgian director's film selected for the Cannes Film Festival Meeting
18 November, 2017
Georgian director's film selected for the Cannes Film Festival Meeting
Georgian film director Mariam Khachvani's film Dede was selected at the 30th meeting of the Cannes International Film Festival. The 30th Meeting of Cinematographers is a selective competition for the Cannes festival, Mariam Khachvani reported. According to her, successful films from different festivals were discussed at the 30th meeting of the Cannes International Film Festival.

"The festival program includes 8 international films that have been selected based on prizes received in France and various international competitions. The festival will be
held on November 20-26, 2017. The president of the 30th meeting of the cinematographs is Carlo Cecchi. The jury members are: journalist and TV presenter Bernard de la Villardière; screenwriter, actor and director Caroline Deruas; actor Loup-Denis Elion, the comic book writer Olivier Grenson, as well as director and screenwriter Bob Swaim”, - Mariam Khachvani reported.



From the eight films featured at the festival, the winner of the Best Screenplay nomination will win the Jury’s Grand Prix named Francois-Chalais Prize. The film of Mariam Khachvani tells the story of Svan traditions and various nuances of human relations in Georgia’s remote Svaneti Region. This is the story of young Svan girl who fights for love. The world premiere of Dede was held three months ago and has since been awarded a number of international prizes. The film has received the following international awards: Karlovy Vary International Film Festival - A Jury Prize at A Class in Czech Republic; Croatia "Aventura" International Film Festival Grand Prix, Budapest film festival’s support for the next project by the director; Batumi Film Festival - Jury Prize; The prize at the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival in the USA; Montpellier International Film Festival in France - audience prize; Topifest Film Festival in Poland - Best Director Award. Among the 135 films selected at the São Paulo Film Festival in Brazil, the audience named 14 best films and Dede was among them. Since November 16, the film was shown in Greek cinemas.
geotv.ge
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

In November, the film will be screened at the following international film festivals: Arras Film Festival in France; Inverness Film Festival in Scotland; East by Southeast Film Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark; at Fort Lauderdale in USA, at Cinema Paradiso in Hollywood; at the Malatya International Film Festival in Turkey; at the Vilnius European Film Forum SCANORAMA, Lithuania; Klaipedas, Latvia, at the Cartagena Film Festival in Spain. Dede was also nominated at the International Film Festival "Asian Oscar" which is to be held on November 23, in Australia.

geotv.ge
Karlovy Vary International Film Prize in Ushguli, Svaneti
geotv.ge

Related stories:

Young Georgian director’s film featured at the prestigious Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

3 Georgian films selected for Sao Paolo Film Festival

Back a new Georgian film Dede about Svaneti’s harsh traditions on Kickstarter
Print
Other Stories
Photo exhibition “Batumi Photo Days" to be held in Batumi
From the 31st of August to the 2nd of September Batumi will host the "Batumi Photo Days".
International festival of Verdi to be held in Georgia
It has just been agreed that the International Festival of Verdi will be held in Georgia.
"3000 delegates from 150 countries applauded the Georgian Alphabet"
In 2017, a very important thing happened for Georgia – UNESCO entered the ancient Georgian alphabet onto the list of the World's Intangible Cultural Heritage.
Ensemble "Iveria" presents the renewed "Jays’ Wedding" on the "Black Sea Arena"
On August 28, within the framework of "Check In Georgia", the Black Sea Arena, Creative Union "Lomis" and Ensemble "Iveria" will present a musical theatre called "Jays’ Wedding".
Georgia was granted the Status of a Host Country at the “River Bank Festival” in Frankfurt
Between the 24th-26th of August 24-26 at the Frankfurt River Festival (which is visited by 3 million tourists annually) Georgia will be presented with the status of a Host country.
The story of the “Georgian Byron” - Nikoloz Baratashvili
Nikoloz Baratashvili was a Georgian poet at the beginning of the 19th century. He is sometimes referred as the “Georgian Byron”.
The Founder of the most successful Georgian Startup George Arison to Speak at Startup Grind Tbilisi
Startup Grind is a global community where people who have founded startups, want to found startups, fund them, want to work for them, or just learn about them gather.
The unique archive of the Brothers Zubalashvilis was recently transferred from France to the National Museum of Georgia with the support of TBC
The unique archive of Georgian industrialists and brothers Zubalashvilis was recently transferred to Georgia from France with the support of TBC.
Virtual Museum to open in Tbilisi
A Virtual Museum is to open in Tbilisi, (at Tabykashvili Street ) by the end of August.
Graves of Georgian Mamelukes in Cairo Egypt
In one of the slums of Cairo there is a cemetery where you will find the graves of Georgian Mamelukes.
Robert Plant performed at the Black Sea Arena
The 12th Black Sea Jazz Festival was opened with a performance from Robert Plant.
The Nominees’ registration within the Welcome To Georgia! National Tourism Awards 2018 is open
Welcome to Georgia! National Tourism Awards Project invites hotels, wineries, restaurants, tour operators, travel agencies and companies who are focused on the hospitality industry or tourism sector, to participate in the annual contest,
Ilia Chavchavadze and William Blake on truth and lies
“Tell your friend the truth and keep it from your foe”. This is the epigraph of Ilia Chavchavdze’s novel “Is a Man a Human?”!
Bus stops in Georgia assigned the status of Cultural Heritage Monument
Bus stops in the Municipalities of Khashuri and Mtskheta which were built in the 1970’s have recently been assigned the status of Cultural Heritage Monument.
Open Media Hub - Supporting Media Professionals across the EU neighbourhood area
On July 9, 2018 the OPEN Media Hub launched a call for expression of interest, a production support scheme, to enable TV and online video journalists in the Eastern Neighbourhood countries to create contents (audio-visual stories, news, features, online portfolio…) on important regional issues
Exhibition of The project "10 Georgian Wines You Must Try Before You Die" to bo held on Maidan
On Maidan, on July 13 and 14, from 15:00 onwards will be exhibited and sold for specially created collection / tourist / gift wines boxes.
PowerPoint Karaoke is coming to Tbilisi
For the second time this summer PowerPoint Karaoke is coming to Tbilisi to gather together startupers, urban professionals and students
The Bodleian Library publishes a book about Georgia
With the support of TBC Bank of Georgia, Nikoloz Aleksidze’s book with Bodleian Library Publishing, "Georgia: a cultural journey through the Wardrop Collection has recently been published".
Visit an exhibition of Italian masterpieces in Georgia
From May 25 Georgian National Museum hosts the masterpieces from the Royal Library of Turin. The Royal Library preserves unique collections of drawings.
Unforgettable voice from Georgia
Enjoy variations of a beautiful Georgian song by three different generations.
Georgia to win Europa-Nostra Prize 2018
EU Prize for Cultural Heritage awarded countries for their outstanding heritage achievements during the Excellence Fair at the Allianz Forum in Berlin on June 21.
Rehabilitation works of Atskuri fortress are about to finish soon
Atskuri fortress is one of the oldest fortresses in Georgia. Because of its geographic location, it was considered to be unapproachable and unconquerable one.
Georgian annual cultural festival Art  Area starts on June 23
Art Area is the first TV channel about culture. It was launched in 2012 by TBC Bank, one of the largest in Georgia.
International Music Festival Tbilisi Open Air starts today
Tbilisi Open Air is an annual international festival held in Georgia. It is focused on mainstream music of different genres and creates great atmosphere for any kind of listeners or age groups.
“Welcome to Georgia – the Musical” - Play introducing Georgia to foreigners
It is not a secret that lots of tourists visit Georgia to explore its traditions, nature, cultures, etc.
PHOTO OF THE DAY
Exchange Rates
GEL Exchange Rate
Convertor
20.09.2018
21.09.2018
USD
1
USD
2.6179
2.6193
EUR
1
EUR
3.0606
3.0693
GBP
1
GBP
3.4517
3.4651
RUB
100
RUB
3.9087
3.9538
Other Stories
The success story of Georgian musicians goes beyond the country’s borders.
Gelati Monastery, a medieval monastic complex near Kutaisi, in the Imereti region of western Georgia,
Famous Italian duo Tale Of Us comprising of two Italian artists Carmine Conte and Matteo Milleri will perform in Tbilisi, Georgia.
Georgian Prima Balerina Nino Ananiashvili will perform the main part in Romeo and Juliet
Promising Georgian actor Irakli Kvirikadze has been featured in a trailer
National Georgian Ballet Sukhishvili (also known as Sukhishvilebi) have recently presented their new program
The European Film Promotion (EFP) presented the 10 best emerging actors from Europe
It is an ancient tradition in Georgia, yet very alive.
My Georgian Reality is the illustration series inspired by everyday life.
Many distinguished persons such as Alexandre Dumas, Knut Hamsun traveled to Tbilisi and were captivated by its diversity and beauty.
GEL Exchange
USD
1
USD
2.6193
EUR
1
EUR
3.0693
GBP
1
GBP
3.4651
RUB
100
RUB
3.9538