‘English Teacher’ – Georgian movie at International Documentary Festival in Tbilisi
09 October, 2013
Georgian documentary the English Teacher tells a story of a young, adventurous "English teacher" assigned to carry out a "linguistic revolution" in the remote Georgian village. Basically looking for new adventures a young teacher finds himself on the frontier of the big political change in the country. In order to get rid of the Soviet legacy and engage with the western world, government initiates a project to "invade" Georgia with English speakers. Excited traveler is determined to contribute to a
"radical changes" in a small post soviet country. But when the first wave of excitement disappears, he is confronted with the gloomy reality...There are no signs of revolutionary changes, and no desire to change at all. Villagers are facing completely different set of challenges.
The movie is directed by Nino Orjonikidze and Vano Arsenishvili and is selected for the "Focus Caucasus" competition at the festival CinéDOC-Tbilisi. Ciné-DOC Tbilisi Documentary Film Festival is the first international documentary festival in the South of Caucasus that focuses on creative documentary.
The film screening will be held at Rustaveli cinema on October 18th, at 18:00 and at Amirani cinema on October 19th, at 17:00.

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