TBILISI: Ten debut features will compete for the Golden Prometheus (for best film) and Silver Prometheus (for best director) in the main competition of the 18th Tbilisi Film Festival. The most important film festival in Georgia will run from 4 to 10 December 2017.
An Honorary Prometheus Prize will be awarded to the Georgian filmmaker Merab Kokochashvili, whose acclaimed 1967 film Big Green Valley will be screened as the festival is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Big Green Valley was voted Best Georgian Film by Georgian critics in 2006.
This year the festival is celebrating 25 years of diplomatic relations between Georgia and Germany with a selection of best of the best in German cinema presented in the section Apollo — Memory of the Cinema.
On Body and Soul by the Hungarian Ildiko Enyedi will open the festival.
Scary Mother (Georgia, Estonia) Directed by Ana Urushadze Produced by Studio Artizm Coproduced by Allfilm Produced by the Georgian National Film Center
Scaffolding (Israel, Poland) Directed by Matan Yair Produced by Green Productions and Film Produkcja Supported by the Israeli Film Fund and the Polish Film Institute
Ravens (Sweden)Directed by Jens Assur
Brazilians (Hungary)Directed by Gábor Rohonyi
Star Boys (Finland, Sweden)Directed by Visa Koiso-Kanttila
Damned Summer (Portugal)Directed by Pedro Cabeleira
The Charmer (Denmark, Sweden, France)Directed by Milad Alami
Falling (Ukraine)Directed by Marina Stepanska
The Gulf (Turkey, Germany, Greece)Directed by Emre Yeksan
Summer 1993 (Spain)Directed by Carla Simón