A still from the documentary 'Over the Limit', directed by Marta Prus, photo: promotional materials
CinéDOC-Tbilisi is the only international documentary film festival of the Caucasus region. The first edition took place in 2013. The audience attending CinéDOC-Tbilisi screenings has the chance to view a variety of documentary films from around the globe, all of which have a unique directing vision, an original visual style, interesting characters and powerful stories. The film screenings are followed by Q&A sessions and debates with the invited filmmakers, master classes with renowned film professionals, open sessions with international guests.
This year, The main competition will feature Over The Limit directed by young and up-and-coming Polish filmmaker Marta Prus. Prus will take part in a Q & A session which will take place after the screening. All These Sleepless Nights directed by Michał Marczak and The Ugliest Car directed by Grzegorz Szczepaniak. The movies were all very well received abroad, winning prizes at festivals such as ZagrebDOX, Krakow Film Festival, IDFA and Sundance.
A still from All These Sleepless Nights directed by Michał Marczak, 2016. Pictured: Krzysztof Bagiński, photo: Kino Świat
For the first time in the history of the festival, the will be a ‘VR corner’ aiming to promote the medium as an artistic field. It is being prepared by the Polish director, producer and director of the virtual reality play Czasoprzestrzenie (editor’s translation: Space-times), Jacek Nagłowski. He will also give a lecture on Cinematic VR. In addition to the screenings, workshops on creating VR films will be led by Michał Grzesiczka and Dawid Korzan from the Polish gaming company The Farm 51. Polish VR specialists will also present their latest projects, including the extraordinary Chernobyl VR Project.
Find out more: www.cinedoc-tbilisi.com
The event is co-organised by the Adam Mickiewicz Institute.
Source: press materials, compiled by PB, translated by NR, Apr 2018