FNE at Batumi FF 2013:Ten Features to Compete for Batumi IAFF

    A Fold in My Blanket, dir. Zaza Rusadze A Fold in My Blanket, dir. Zaza Rusadze

    BATUMI: The 8th Batumi International Art house Film Festival (15 - 22 September 2013) will have three competitive sections and also non-competitive sections such as  Georgian Panorama, Music World, Meet the Jury, Masters Collection, Focus on UK, and Short Matters! EFA Short Films Tour this year.

    The festival opened with Giorgi Danelia's KU! Kin-Dza-Dza (Russia)  and it will wrap 22 September with Giuseppe Tornatore's Best Offer. 10 films are competing in the International Competion - Feature Films, nine documentaries in the Documentaries International Competition and 24 short films in the Short Films International Competition.

    International Competition - Feature Films:

    A Field in England (UK)
    Directed by Ben Wheatley

    A Fold in My Blanket (Georgia)
    Directed by Zaza Rusadze
    Produced by Zazarfilm, Studio 99
    Supported by: Hubert Bals Fund, Nipkow Programm Berlin, Georgian National Film Center, The Global Film Initiative, Ministry of Culture of Georgia

    Before Snowfall (Norway/Germany/Iraq)
    Directed by  Hisham Zaman,

    Fat Shaker (Iran)
    Directed by Mohammad Shirvani

    The Fifth Season (Belgium/France/Netherlands)
    Directed by Peter Brosens & Jessica Woodworth

    Fill the Void (Israel)
    Directed by Rama Burshtein

    Geographer Drank His Globe Away (Russia)
    Directed by Alexander Veledinsky

    Lifelong (Turkey/Germany/Netherlands)
    Directed by Asli Özge
    Produced by: Bulut Film and Soda Media (Turkey), Razor Film (Germany) Augustus Film and  Kaliber Film (The Netherlands)
    Supported by: Eurimages, Turkish Ministry of Culture, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg and Netherlands Films Funds. In cooperation with ZDF/arte

    Paradjanov (Ukraine/France/Georgia/Armenia)
    Directed by Serge Avedikian & Olena Fetisova
    Produced by Interfilm Production Studio
    Coproduced by: Araprod, Gemini Producing Center, in association with Millimeter Film, Paradise
    Supported by: Ukrainian State Film Agency, ARTE France Cinema, CNC, Monsignor Pierre Berge, Georgian National Film Center, Armenian National Film Center, the Ministry of Culture of Armenia

    The Fourth Child (Iran)
    Directed by Vahid Mousaian