TBILISI: German Public Broadcaster 3sat has acquired TV rights for the Georgian/German documentary When the Earth Seems to Be Light by Salome Machaidze, Tamuna Karumidze and David Meskhi.
A 45 minute version of the film will have its German TV premiere in October 2016. 3sat broadcasts in Austria, Switzerland and Germany.
When the Earth Seems to Be Light was produced by Georgian Artist Collective Goslab in coproduction with Georgia's Zazarfilm and Germany's Jörg Langkau. This documentary about young Georgian skaters, artists and musicians feeling trapped between the powers of the church and the political world was awarded Best First Appearance at IDFA in 2015 and received the Best Georgian Documentary Award at the 16th Tbilisi International Film Festival.
The documentary was released in October 2015. London-based Taskovski Films is handling the sales.