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) …

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…