BIAFF 2013 – Selection of films for International Doc competition section is announced

BIAFF 2013 – The festival finished selection of film for Doc film competition section. In this section there will be screened 9 competitive films (Among them is one of the Georgian films – “English teacher” by Nino Orjonikidze).


1.         Act of Killing, Joshua Oppenheimer, Denmark, Norway, UK, 2012; 159 min.

2.         Bad Boy – High Security Cell, France / Poland, 2012 ;  78 min.

3.         Balkan Spirit, Hermann Vaske, Germany, 2012, 80 min.

4.         Blood Brother, Steve Hoover, USA, 2013; 92 min.

5.         English Teacher, Nino Orjonikidze, Georgia, 2012;

6.         Five Broken Cameras, Emad Burnat & Guy Davidi, Palestina/Israel/France/ Netherlands; 2012; 94 min.

7.         Man Who Made Angels Fly, Victoria Szymanska,  Poland/France/UK, 2013;

8.         Pipeline, Vitaly Manski,  Russia/Germany/Czech Republic, 2013; 116 min.

9.         Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer, Russia/United Kingdom, 2013, 86 min.


The 8th Batumi International Art-house Film Festival will be held in Batumi during September 15-22, 2013. Festival organizer – The Art House “Argani”, The official partner – Batumi City Hall.


Festival Sponsors – Batumi International Container Terminal, Hotel Radisson Blue Batumi, Georgian National Film Center, Ministry of Culture and Monuments of Georgia, Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports of Ajara AR

Festival Supporters – British Council, Polish Audio-Visual Fund, Embassy of Italy, Embassy of Israel, French Institute, HQ propaganda, Singular Group, Tour Company “Wonderland”, Cinema APOLO , Piazza INN, Caucasus University

Festival General Media Partner – Georgian Public Broadcaster

Festival Media Partners – Radio Fortuna/Fortuna+, Palitra Media, Adjara TV, TV9,“Tbilisi OUT”, Newspaper “Georgia Today”. Online agencies – “Interpressnews” (, Publicity Group (,, Film New Europe (


Contact information:  Tel: 599-482181,


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