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”…

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…

Georgia: Batumi International Art-House Film Festival

Everyone deserves pleasant and interesting vacation after non-stop working in summer,  including me.  So, time has come and I am in Batumi  – a Black Sea Coast city, Georgia. But this is not simply a vacation at seaside city, I shall attend VII Batumi International Art House Film Festival   being held in 16-23 September of this…