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Davit Pirtskhalava’s Film will participate in the Competition Programme of the Locarno International Film Festival for the Second Time - 26 07 2018
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The opening ceremony of the Locarno International Film Festival will take place in Switzerland in several days. The world premiere screening of a film directed by a young Georgian filmmaker – Davit Pirtskhalava will take place for the second time within the frames of the Locarno International Film Festival.

First time, Davit Pirtskhalavas debut film "Father” was screened at the 2015 Locarno International Film Festival. The film was screened in the section "Pardi di domain” and was awarded a prize of the Film Festival - Golden Leopard.

Three years later, Davit Pirtskhalava will present his new short film "Eraser” at the Locarno International Film Festival. The film will again participate in the same competition section "Pardi di domain” of the Film Festival.

It should be noted, that the Locarno Filmmakers Academy has invited 19 young successful filmmakers from different countries of the world to participate in different meetings and events held within the frames of the Locarno International Film Festival.
A young Georgian filmmaker - Mariam Khachvani is among the successful filmmakers invited to attend the Locarno International Film Festival. Mariam Khachvani will present her new project "Nene” at the Locarno International Film Festival. On August 3, a short film "Dinola” directed by Mariam Khachvani will be screened as part of the programme ACADEMY SCREENINGS.

Another Georgian filmmaker – Giorgi Varsimashvili will visit Locarno. He will present his documentary project "The Theatre of Truth and Celebration" in the programme "Doc Summer School”.

The Locarno Film Festival is an international film festival held annually in the city of Locarno, Switzerland, since 1946. The Locarno International Film Festival is well known worldwide as a festival of discovery, as throughout its history the festival has discovered new trends and launched the careers of numerous directors and actors.

This year the Locarno International Film Festival will be held from August 1st to August 11th.

To find the detailed porgramme of the Locarno International Film Festival please visit the following web-site: https://www.locarnofestival.ch/pardo/program/home.html

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