Georgian animation Film ABANDONED VILLAGE Voyage to France - Annecy, Paris and to the Czech Republic – Liberec!

    At the Annecy International Animated Film festival, the jury selected film program from over 3,000 films from 95 countries. Among the favorites is Mariam Kapanadze's debut, 14 minute animated film "Abandoned Village"  Official selection, in the Perpectives short films section.

    Studio Kvali XXI
    Studio Kvali XXI be present at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival for the second time. In 2016, the first Georgian French Swiss coproduction The Pocket Man was shown.

    Annecy Festival was founded in 1960 and is the largest and most prestigious animation film festival in the world.

    In addition to the Annecy Festival, "Abandoned Village" is invited to the competition sections of the PIAFF in Paris and the ANIFILM in Liberec, Czech Republic.

    The world premiere of the film took place at the end of 2020 in Japan, at the Hokkaido International Animation Film Festival NEW CHITOSE, where it won the award of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (https://site2020.airport-anifes.jp/competition/awards/).

    The European premiere was held at the famous international animation festival "ANIMATEKA" in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

     Then again in Japan, at the Yebisu International Festival of Art and Alternative Vision. For the first time ever Georgian Animation was shown at Tokyo Museum of Photography (https://www.yebizo.com/en/program/detail/2021-04-07).

    "Abandoned Village" was produced in the film studio Kvali XXI and film center Georgian Film-Abkhazieti", with the support of GNFC.

    Last modified on 18-05-2021