FESTIVALS: I am Beso Wins National Competition at Tbilisi IFF 2014

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    TBILISI: The 15th Tbilisi IFF handed out its Golden Prometheus for Best Film to Ukrainian director Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy for Tribe at its closing ceremony on 6 December 2014.

    The festival, which took place 1-7 December, awarded I am Beso by Lasha Tskhvitinidze as the winner of the Georgian National Competition.

    The festival also held its first industry event, Industry Days, which included a pitching platform for Georgian filmmakers.

    The list of winners follows:

    Best Actress
    Mari Kitia
    Brides (Georgia, France)
    Directed by Tinatin Kajrishvili
    Production: Gemini

    Best Actor
    Ilyas Salman
    Corn Island (Georgia, Germany, France, Czech Republic, Kazakhstan, Hungary)
    Directed by George Ovashvili  
    Production: Alamdary Film, Axman Production (axmanproduction.com)

    Best Directing in National Competition
    Line of Credit (Georgia, France, Germany)
    Directed by Nutsa Alexi-Meskhishvili

    Best Film in National Competition
    I am Beso (Georgia)
    Directed by Lasha Tskhvitinidze
    Production: Pansional Film

    Best Poetic Vision
    The Tribe (Ukraine, Netherlands)
    Directed by Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy

    Silver Prometheus for Best Directing
    Modris (Latvia, Germany, Greece)
    Directed by Juris Kursietis
    Production: Red Dot Media

    Golden Prometheus for Best Film
    The Tribe