BATUMI: The 8th Batumi International Art house Film Festival (15 - 22 September 2013) will have three competitive sections and also non-competitive sections such as Georgian Panorama, Music World, Meet the Jury, Masters Collection, Focus on UK, and Short Matters! EFA Short Films Tour this year.
The festival opened with Giorgi Danelia's KU! Kin-Dza-Dza (Russia) and it will wrap 22 September with Giuseppe Tornatore's Best Offer. 10 films are competing in the International Competion - Feature Films, nine documentaries in the Documentaries International Competition and 24 short films in the Short Films International Competition.
International Competition - Feature Films:
A Field in England (UK)Directed by Ben Wheatley
A Fold in My Blanket (Georgia)Directed by Zaza RusadzeProduced by Zazarfilm, Studio 99Supported by: Hubert Bals Fund, Nipkow Programm Berlin, Georgian National Film Center, The Global Film Initiative, Ministry of Culture of Georgia
Before Snowfall (Norway/Germany/Iraq)Directed by Hisham Zaman,
Fat Shaker (Iran)Directed by Mohammad Shirvani
The Fifth Season (Belgium/France/Netherlands)Directed by Peter Brosens & Jessica Woodworth
Fill the Void (Israel)Directed by Rama Burshtein
Geographer Drank His Globe Away (Russia)Directed by Alexander Veledinsky
Lifelong (Turkey/Germany/Netherlands)Directed by Asli ÖzgeProduced by: Bulut Film and Soda Media (Turkey), Razor Film (Germany) Augustus Film and Kaliber Film (The Netherlands)Supported by: Eurimages, Turkish Ministry of Culture, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg and Netherlands Films Funds. In cooperation with ZDF/arte
Paradjanov (Ukraine/France/Georgia/Armenia)Directed by Serge Avedikian & Olena FetisovaProduced by Interfilm Production Studio Coproduced by: Araprod, Gemini Producing Center, in association with Millimeter Film, ParadiseSupported by: Ukrainian State Film Agency, ARTE France Cinema, CNC, Monsignor Pierre Berge, Georgian National Film Center, Armenian National Film Center, the Ministry of Culture of Armenia
The Fourth Child (Iran)Directed by Vahid Mousaian