London Georgian Film Festival 2023:

Reflections On The Black Sea 28th September – 3rd October

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Ciné Lumière

Here is a list of the seven Georgian films all at Ciné Lumière in South Kensington

  • First Swallow Pirveli Mertskhali 1975 Nana Mchelidze 2.00pm Saturday 30th September – Delightful film about the first football team in Georgia.
  • The Port That Never Was 2022 Stefan Tolz 4.05pm Saturday 30th September – In depth look at the story of the attempt to build a deep-sea port at Anaklia.
  • Bela 1927 Vladimir Barskiy 2.00pm Sunday 1st October – UK premiere of restored silent film based on Lermontov’s A Hero Of Our Time. Live piano by John Sweeney.
  • Taming The Garden 2021 Salomé Jashi 6.00pm Monday 2nd October – brilliant documentary about century-old-trees being uprooted and transported along the Black Sea coast. 
  • Glasses Crack, Tablecloths Splinter…2022 Anna Japaridze 8.00pm Monday 2nd October – Fascinating short film looking at Georgia’s undigitized home video cassettes.
  • Let Us Flow Vidinot 2023 Sophio Medoidze 8.00pm Monday 2nd October – A poetic documentary about Tusheti and it’s traditional summer festival. 
  • A Room Of My Own Chemi otakhi 2022 Ioseb ‘Soso’ Bliadze 8.00pm Tuesday 3rd October – The closing film of the festival. There will be a ‘cocktail hour’ reception before the film at the cinema which will be available through Eventbrite. 
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