FESTIVALS: Motherland Wins Tbilisi Festival

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TBILISI: Motherland directed by Senem Tüzen won the Golden Prometheus for Best Film at the 16th Tbilisi International Film Festival which concluded on 6 December 2015. Solomon directed by Zaza Khalvashi won the Best Film award in the National Competition.

The Silver Prometheus for best director went to Jonas Caprignano for Mediterranea.

The festival also awarded the honorary Prometheus for contribution to world cinema to Harutyun Khachatryan and Georgian director Lana Ghoghoberidze

The list of winners follows:

Best Film
Motherland (Turkey, Greece)
Directed by Senem Tüzen

Best Director
Mediterranea (Italy, France, USA, Germany, Qatar)
Directed by Jonas Carpignano

National Competition

Best Short Film
Wake Man (Georgia, France)
Directed by Tornike Bziava
Production: Reactormonkey Films, AMA Production

Best Motion Picture
Directed by Zaza Khalvashi
Supported by the Georgian National Film Center (GNFC)

Best Documentary
When the Earth Seems to be Light
Directed by Salome Machaidze, Tamuna Karumidze, David Meskhi
Production: Goslab (site under construction)