TBILISI: House of Others by Rusudan Glurjidze was awarded Golden Prometheus for best film at the 17th Tbilisi International Film Festival (28 November - 4 December 2016) while Months, as a One Day by Rezo Esadze was awarded best film in the national competition.
The jury of the international competition was composed of Alexandra Stewart, Peter Rommel, Davide Ferrario, Eva af Geijerstam and George (Gia) Bazgadze. Lisa Nesselson, Glenn Myrent, Erika Gregor and Ulrich Gregor decided the awards for the national competition.
Take Me Home by Abbas Kiarostami closed the festival. Poland was the country in focus this year and the festival also screened German and French films (Made in Germany, French Collection) with a special section dedicated to Margarethe von Trotta. The third edition of the Industry Days was also part of the festival.
Golden Prometheus for Best Film:
House of Others / Skhvisi sakhli (Georgia, Russia, Spain, Croatia)Directed by Rusudan GlurjidzeProduced by Liga ProductionsCoproduced by Cinetech Ltd, Kinoskopik SL, EmbrioSupported by the Georgian National Film Center
Silver Prometheus for Best Directing:
Yaniv Berman for Land of the Little People (Israel)
Best Feature Film:
Months, as a One Day (Georgia)Directed by Rezo EsadzeProduced by Studio LakumiSupported by the Georgian National Film Center
Life is BeDirected by Vakhtang Kuntsev-Gabashvili
The Dazzling Light of Sunset (Georgia, Germany)Directed by Salomé Jashi
Best Short Film:
Lost Village (Georgia)Directed by Giorgi Todria
A.D. 2015Directed by Khatuna Khundadze