BIAFF 2018 Awards

On 16-23 September of 2018, 13th Batumi International Art House Film Festival took place in Batumi, Georgia. Films from Georgia, Turkey, Germany, Australia, France, Russia, Austria, Ukraine, Iran and many other countries were in competition. The following were chosen by the Jury members of relevant sections: INTERTNATIONAL COMPETITION  – Sergei Rakhlin Head of Jury (USA) …

8 Minutes – New Georgian Short Film

Everything is about details, the details make the whole picture, they make the picture to move and the most important thing about details is that they trigger our emotions, while keeping our eyes on screen. It is not an easy thing to make a whole picture and make it to move. It becomes more difficult…

Batumi International Art-House Film Festival 2017

On September 17, XII Batumi International Art-House Film Festival was launched. Two prominent Georgians were awarded with the BIAFF Honorary Awards for the contribution to world cinema. One of which is Gia Kancheli well acclaimed Georgian composer, famous for composing unforgettable music for many films either in Georgia or abroad and the other was famous…

Istanbul Film Festival

It’s been second year already I attend Istanbul Film Festival . Almost every year I visit Istanbul, so as a beginner filmmaker, I decided to coincide my trip to the Film Festival and use a wonderful chance to attend up-to-date film screenings, press conferences, workshops and introduce with new film professionals. I have to mention that unlike previous…

Batumi International Art-House Film Festival – Closing

Sea, Sun and Art-House films for the entire week – this is paradise, isn’t it? Well, It’s been fourth consecutive year, I’m visiting Batumi International Art-House Film Festival as a blogger and photographer. Following very diverse and rich choice of the films, on 20th of September, winners of BIAFF were announced at the Closing Ceremony. “Mustang”…

Soviet Cars in post-soviet Georgia

Notwithstanding that years passed since the collapse of the Soviet Union and many things have changed since on, still one can easily find soviet cars driving in the streets of the post soviet countries, including Georgia. After the collapse, Germany was the main source of the second hand cars that flooded the country, Opel, Mercedes,…

Bridge [short documentary]

All that matters – love and devotion to the job you are doing –  my short documentary about the dolphin coach girl, living in Batumi, Georgia and working in Batumi Dolphinarium. Enjoy and take as much positive as you can ❤ ❤