FESTIVALS: The 17th Tbilisi IFF Hosts Third Edition of Industry Days

    Anna's Life by Nino Basilia Anna's Life by Nino Basilia

    TBILISI: Ten films are competing in the international competition of the 17th Tbilisi International Film Festival taking place from 28 November to 4 December 2016.

    The festival’s country focus will be Poland. Other sections are Forum of European Cinema, Made in Germany, French Collection, Horizons, Director in Focus: Margarethe Von Trotta, Bios Politikos, Georgian Panorama, Apollo – Cinema Memories, Festival Tofuzzi Presents and Special Screenings.

    Rosa Luxembourg by Margarethe Von Trotta opened the festival and Take Me Home by Abbas Kiarostami will close it. The jury of the international competition is composed of Alexandra Stewart, Peter Rommel, Davide Ferrario, Eva af Geijerstam and George (Gia) Bazgadze. The jury of the national competition is composed of: Lisa Nesselson, Glenn Myrent, Erika Gregor and Ulrich Gregor.

    The festival is also hosting the third edition of the Industry Days including workshops, pitching sessions, masterclasses, panel discussions and lectures.A Good Wife by Mirjana Karanovic


    A Good Wife / Dobre žena (Serbia, Bosnia, Croatia)
    Directed by Mirjana Karanovic
    Produced by This&That Productions
    Coproduced by Deblokada, Nukleus Film, Cineplanet
    Supported by Film Fund Sarajevo

    A Taste of Ink / Compte tes blessures (France)
    Directed by Morgan Simon

    Anna’s Life (Georgia)
    Directed by Nino BasiliaDogs by Bogdan Mirica
    Produced by Studio 99
    Supported by the Georgian National Film Center

    Dogs / Câini (France, Romania, Bulgaria)
    Directed by Bogdan Mirică
    Produced by EZ Films 14
    Coproduced by 42Km Film, Argo Film
    Supported by the Romanian Film Centre, Bulgarian National Film Center

    House of Others / Skhvisi sakhli (Georgia, Russia, Spain, Croatia)
    Directed by Rusudan Glurjidze
    Produced by Liga ProductionsQuit Staring at My Plate by Hana Jušić
    Coproduced by Cinetech Ltd, Kinoskopik SL, Embrio

    Land of the Little People (Israel)
    Directed by Yaniv Berman

    My Father’s Wings (Turkey)
    Directed by Kıvanc Sezer

    Quit Staring At My Plate / Ne gledaj mi u pijat (Croatia, Denmark)
    Directed by Hana Jušić

    Produced by Kinorama
    Coproduced by BeofilmWaves by Grzegorz Zariczny
    Supported by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre, the Croatian Radiotelevision

    Waves / Fale (Poland)

    Directed by Grzegorz Zariczny
    Produced by Munk Studio – Polish Filmmakers Association
    Coproduced by TVP, Krakow Festival Office
    Supported by the Polish Film Institute, the Krakow Regional Film Fund

    Zhaleika (Germany)
    Directed by Eliza Petkova