THE EUROPEAN INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL TO
SHOWCASE ITS 2011 WINNING FILMS IN TBILISI, GEORGIA
PARIS, FRANCE (16 September 2011) - ÉCU- The
European Independent Film Festival continues its world tour when it travels to
Tbilisi, Georgia to present the award winners from the 2011 festival. This
special edition of ÉCU will take place at Cinema Amirani from 7th to the 9th
October, bringing to Georgia the cinematic independent spirit that has kept
filmmakers and audiences returning to the European Independent Film Festival
year after year.
"We saw some incredible film talent from
Georgia with the film April Chill which won the Europe's Best Independent
Dramatic Short Film award at ÉCU 2011. We are tremendously excited to be
showing our films in Tblisi and we look forward to meeting more filmmakers from
a country with such an upcoming cinema culture", says ÉCU Film Festival
president Scott Hillier.
Audiences will be treated to 19 of Europe's
Best Independent Films made up of features, shorts, documentaries, music
videos, animations and experimentals from 14 countries. Festival president and
award-winning director Scott Hillier, will also hold a directing master class
during the weekend.
ÉCU's showcase in Georgia has been made
possible by the generosity of the Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection
of Georgia, the Georgian National Film Center, TBC Bank, Nikora, Metro,
Mozaika, and www.rus-press.ge.
To see the action as it unfolds in Georgia,