BATUMI: A total of 49 films are competing in the four sections of the 10th Batumi Arthouse Film Festival, one of the major film events in the Black Sea and the Caucasian region which will take place in Batumi, Georgia from 13 to 20 September 2015.
The feature films competition jury is composed of: Alexander Mindadze, Niki Karimi, Christopher Goodwin, Nicolas Ronchi and George Ovashvili. The documentary competition jury is composed of: Zelimer Zilnik (President), Wojciech Szczudlo, Dennis Wheatly, Iryna Gordichuk, and Lasha Khalvashi.
The members of the short films jury are: Nenad Dzindarevich (President), Susanna Harutyunyan, Siegfried, Helen Yanovsky and Tinatin Kajrishvili.
The festival is supported by: Batumi International Container Terminal, Hotel LEOGRAND, Hotel Divan Suites Batumi, Georgian National Film Center (GNFC), Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports of Ajara AR, Ministry of Culture of Georgia.
International Feature Film Competition:
Brother Dejan (Russia, Serbia)Directed by Bakur Bakuradze
Chemo (Poland)Directed by Bartek ProkopowiczProduced by FilmokracjaSupported by the Polish Film Institute
Mustang (France, Germany, Turkey)Directed by Deniz Gamze ErgüvenProduced by BAM FilmsCoproduced by: CG Cinema, Vistamar Filmproduktion, Uhland Film, Kinology Production
Itsi Bitsi (Denmark, Croatia, Sweden, Argentina)Directed by Ole Christian MadsenProduced by Nimbus FilmCoproduced by MP Film ProductionSupported by Croatian Audiovisual Centre
Under Electric Clouds / Pod electricheskimi oblakami (Russia, Ukraine, Poland)Directed by Aleksey German Jr. Produced by MetrafilmsCoproduced by Linked Films, Apple Film, Tor Film StudioSupported by Tor Film Studios and Telewizja Polska
Peace to Us in Our Dreams (Lithuania, France, Russia)Directed by Šarūnas BartasProduced by Studija KinemaCoproduced by KinoElektron, LookfilmSupported by the Lithuanian Film Centre
Song of Songs (Ukraine)Directed by Eva Neyman
James White (USA)Directed by Josh Mond
Mazar_e Sharif (Iran)Directed by Abdul Barzideh
Tikkun (Israel)Directed by Avishai Sivan
Line of Credit (Georgia)Directed by Nutsa Alexi-MeskhishviliProduced by 3003 Film ProductionSupported by the Georgian National Film Center (GNFC)
I am Beso (Georgia)Directed by Lasha TskvitinidzeProduced by Pansionat FilmSupported by the Georgian National Film Center (GNFC)
Solomon (Georgia)Directed by Zaza KhalvashiSupported by the Georgian National Film Center (GNFC)
Brother (France, Georgia)Directed by Thierry Grenade &Téona GrenadeProduced by MPM FilmCoproduced by Cinetech, Millimeter FilmSupported by the Georgian National Film Center (GNFC)
Somali Captives (Georgia)Directed by Levan AdamiaSupported by the Georgian National Film Center (GNFC)