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…

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”…

Images through my fingers

While rolling on the huge stones of Batumi Beach, you have much time for doing tones of things, like reading, chatting with friends and taking photos through your fingers.  Kind a fun! People are so adapted with selfie photo capturing that they even don’t understand that you’re taking pictures of them. Kind a Paparazzi! I don’t…

Passion of Taste: Acharian Khachapuri

When it comes to food, I become extremely devoted, passionate and involved. I do love both, cooking and tasting of well made food. Mostly, I prefer home made food, or something close-to-home-made dishes. Thus, cafes, restaurants, bars and pubs that offer such food attracts me more then others. Busy people are rare visitors of their homes,…

Georgia: Batumi Fish Market

If you’re having a holiday in Batumi – seaside town of Georgia, you can visit a Fish Market, not very far from the town center. First you have to go to the Fish Market and choose the kind and amount of fish you wish. Afterwards, you give the fish to the cleaner woman, who will…

Outdoor Cinema at Batumi Botanical Garden

Outdoor cinema or open air cinema is a quite widespread form of entertainment. When Georgia was a part of the Soviet Union, there were number of outdoor cinemas, mostly in the parks of the capital. After collapsing, many things have disappeared from the open air, including the cinema. In last decade, tradition has recovered and…

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 ❤ ❤    

Georgia: Batumi Dock

After BIAFF , I took a walk around Batumi Sea Port. The Batumi Sea Port is situated in the South-West part of the Black Sea. The territory of the port -22.2 hectare. Number of berths-11. Total area of the open storage territory – 16 412 m2.