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Georgian films to be presented in Spain

Georgian films to be presented in Spain

Georgia will enjoy a special status at the Valladolid International Film Festival held on October 19-26 in Spain. The festival audience will find nearly two dozen Georgian films in the Guest Country format, including Kote …

 'Songs of Lingshui' awarded at film festival in Eisk

'Songs of Lingshui' awarded at film festival in Eisk

The joint Russian-Chinese film "Songs of Lingshui" (Lingshuiyao) about the Island of Hainan, personal and inter-ethnic relations won an honorary award at the "Provincial Russia" Film Festival in Eisk.

Russian actor Yuri Kushnerev passes away

Russian actor Yuri Kushnerev passes away

Russian actor and director Yuri Kushnerev passed away today at the age of 81, according to the website of the Russian Union of Cinematographers. A ceremony of paying last respects to the artist will be held on …

 Baku to host 3rd Polish Film Festival

Baku to host 3rd Polish Film Festival

The 3rd Polish Wisla Film Festival will be held in Baku on November 22-28. The film festival provides a unique opportunity to see new Polish films on the big screen. The festival will feature such films as 'Warsaw Battle. …

Georgia announces its bid for 2019 Oscars

Georgia announces its bid for 2019 Oscars

Filmmaker Zaza Khalvashi’s Namme will be Georgia’s bid for the next Academy Award for the Best Foreign Language Film, after a jury team in Tbilisi announced the feature as winner of a national contest. The …

Mariam Khatchvani among Locarno Filmmakers Academy talent

Mariam Khatchvani among Locarno Filmmakers Academy talent

Georgia's award-winning filmmaker Mariam Khatchvani has been selected among acclaimed young directors for this year’s Locarno Filmmakers Academy, a platform for developing projects and distribution skills. The …

Young Georgian film star shooting with Anthony Hopkins

Young Georgian film star shooting with Anthony Hopkins

Georgia’s young film star Irakli Kvirikadze is set to appear in a new production alongside cinema legend Anthony Hopkins, after the young actor was spotted on the set of Riccardo Spinotti’s Now Is …

Baku to host 4th British Film Spring

Baku to host 4th British Film Spring

The British Council Azerbaijan in partnership with the British Embassy in Azerbaijan and Nizami Cinema Centre will organize the fourth British Film Spring, bringing the best and brightest new UK films to an Azerbaijan audience on May 1-6, …

Georgian cinema comes to Fajr festival in Tehran with 6 films

Georgian cinema comes to Fajr festival in Tehran with 6 films

Six Georgian films have been selected to be featured at the 36th edition of Fajr International Film Festival, all of which are from 2016-2017. The 36th Fajr International Film Festival will screen movies from 12 countries in Eastern …