Georgian film among the best projects at East Doc Platform 2018
07 February, 2018
Georgian film among the best projects at East Doc Platform 2018
A documentary film project by Georgian journalist and historian Toma Chagelishvili was selected to participate in largest international documentary event EAST DOC PLATFORM in Prague, March 3-8, 2018.

Out of 300 applications from around the world, the pre-selection jury picked the best documentary projects, with Toma Chagelishvili’s film about Georgia’s third President Mikheil Saakashvili among them.

Chagelishvili is person behind the project, the author of the script and director of the movie at the same time. In his documentary he
brings the audience closer to Georgia’s third president Mikheil Saakashvili, who remains active political figure.The documentary is a portrait of Mikheil Saakashvili. It depicts a real story of one of the most popular leaders of Georgia. He was ruling the country since 2003, when he came to power in the aftermath of Rose Revolution.
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Georgia’s third president Mikheil Saakashvili

Here is what the description of the project says:

“Who is Saakashvili, reckless political opportunist or extraordinary leader, who breaks the borders? The documentary is a portrait of Mikheil Saakashvili. Mikheil Saakashvili and his team were considering themselves as founding fathers of new Georgia. They modernized the country, pursued reforms, defeated corruption and strengthened economy.

Saakashvili managed to make Georgia strategic partner of the USA and was trying to free country from Russia’s influence. This resulted in the war between Russia and Georgia in 2008. Saakashvili lost war against Vladimir Putin. At the end of his presidency, Mikheil Saakshvili lost everything. In 2012, after defeat in elections, new authorities accused Saakashvili of being corrupt and planned to arrest him. Mikheil Saakashvili fled from the country. When everybody thought that his political career is over, Saakashvili suddenly appeared in Ukraine. The country is at war with Russia. Ukraine’s problems became opportunity for Mikheil Saakashvili. He claims that he can defeat corruption in Ukraine, modernize the country just like he did it in Georgia.”
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Saakashvili suddenly appeared in Ukraine

Alongside Toma Chagelishvili’s documentary, selected films also include co-production film Queer Tango Goes to Russia by director Aleksandr M. Vinogradov, that focuses on Putin’s strong anti-LGBT propaganda, documentary feature The Other Side of The Medal by Romanian filmmaker Denisa Morariu-Tamas, etc.

Winners will be announced on Friday, March 9 at the East Doc Forum. International jury will present the best project in development and production with the East Doc Platform Award along with EUR 7,500. The financial prize is designed to help filmmakers fund development of their documentary film. Czech TV, EDP’s general media partner, will announce the Czech TV Co-production Award that comes with EUR 5,700. In addition, all projects selected for the 2018 East Doc Platform will compete for the HBO Europe Award and EUR 2,000 for project development.
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East Doc Platform (EDP) is the largest Central and East European documentary event

East Doc Platform (EDP) is the largest Central and East European documentary event. More than 100 key international producers, festival programmers, distributors, sales agents, film fund representatives will be able to choose from the most promising films and projects. Filmmakers will present documentary projects from Central and Eastern Europe that can win several prizes for further film development. Members of the public are invited to attend a number of interesting lectures by international film professionals.

The event is organized by the Institute of Documentary Film in partnership with the One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival.

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