Georgia presented diverse program at Rotterdam festival of this year. For the first time the Festival competition program included a Georgian film such as the first feature film by Levan Koghuashvili Street Days. The film was accepted with a keen interest (the hall was packed during all four screenings), received good references and invitations from several film festivals. The film will be shown in Brooklyn in March within the framework of joint project of Brooklyn Academy of Music and IFFR.www.bam.org/view.aspx?pid=1948
After the premiere of Street Days Georgian delegation held a reception with live music from the author of the film soundtrack Rezo Kiknadze (saxophone) and his son Giorgi (double-bass).
Georgian National Film Center held a press conference on 2 February which was attended by the journalists accredited to the Festival, film critics, producers, representatives of different film festivals and distributors. Ambassador of Georgia to the Kingdom of the Netherlands Maya Panjikidze opened the press conference, and the moderator was American film critic Howard Feinstein.
And finally Georgian students and other representatives of Georgian Diaspora met with Georgian filmmakers who participated in the Rotterdam International Film Festival on February 7 at the embassy of Georgia in The Hague. The meeting was brought to a close by a reception.