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London 2010 - 11 10 2010
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Georgian Film Festival in London – Life Trough Cinema

On September 23-26 Georgian films were within the focus of London. "Riverside Studio” hosted a festival of Georgian films.

The festival was organized by: Georgian National Film Center, British-Georgian Society, Georgian Embassy in the UK, British-Georgian Chamber of Commerce.

The best Georgian films of all times – from classics to contemporary films – were screened at the festival. The program included works of successful Georgian directors who live and work abroad.

The first non-commercial festival of Georgian films in England was held in 2006, whereas in 2008 Bristol hosted the days of Georgian cinema.

The festival was greatly cherished by filmmakers as well as film goers.

The aim of the festival of Georgian films in London was to make the British public aware of Georgian films. This would help promote the works of Georgian directors. The festival also embraced lectures and discussions aimed at building cultural links between British and Georgian people.

Art and media center "Riverside Studio” is located in Hammersmith, on the bank of the Thames. It is one of the most prestigious cultural centers in Europe. It has studios, movie-theater, galleries, cafes…

GeorgianNational Film Centerwas represented at the London Festival by its Director – Tamar Tatishvili and Distribution and Exports Manager – Nino Anjaparidze.

For detailed information, please visit the web-site:

http://www.riversidestudios.co.uk/cgi-bin/season.pl?f=Georgia:%20Life%20Through%20Cinema

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/russian/radio/radio_5etazh/2010/09/100924_5floor_georgian_film_fest.shtml

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