BIAFF 2018 Announces full Line-up of Festival Program (Competition and non-competition Sections) and International Jury

 

 

XIII Batumi International Art-house Film Festival will be held in Batumi during September 16-23 September, 2018.  The festival organizer – “Batumi Art-house ARGANI”, official partner – Batumi City Hall.

 

BIAFF festival announces full line-up of full program of festival.

 

 

BIAFF XIII International Jury Line-up

 

BIAFF 2018 Jury – Feature Films Competition Section  – Sergei  Rakhlin (USA) –  Head of Jury,  Chairman Golden Globe; Bence Fliegauf (Hungary ) – filmmaker; Oleg Negin (Russia )- scriptwriter; Alin Tasciyan (Turkey) – Film critic; Levan Tutberidze (Georgia) – Filmmaker

 

BIAFF 2018 Jury – Doc Films Competition Section – Vitaly Mansky, (Latvia) – Head of Jury; filmmaker ; Ina  Rossow (Germany ) – Film Distribution; Zaven Sargysian (Armenia)  – Director of Farajanov Museum in Yerevan; Sergei Lavrentiev (Russia)  – Film critic; Mariam Chachia (Georgia) – Filmmaker

 

BIAFF 2018 Jury – Short Films Competition Section  – Nikoloz Khomeriki (Russia) – Head of Jury; Filmmaker; Jale Arikan (Germany) – Actress; Ketevan Devdariani (Georgia) – Scriptwriter

 

BIAFF 2018  Georgian Film Critics Jury – Gogi Gvakharia, Teo Khatiashvili, Lela Ochiauri

 

 

BIAFF 2018 – Program

OPENING FILM –  My Grandmother, Kote Mikaberidze, Georgia, 1929; 29 min.

International Feature Films Competition

  1. Dead Horse Nebula, Tarık Aktaş, Turkey, 2018; 73 min.
  2. Donbas, Sergei Loznitsa, Germany/Ukraine/France/ Netherlands/Romania, 2018; 110 min.
  3. Grain, Semih Kaplanoglu, Turkey/Germany/France/Sweden/ Qatar, 2017; 123 min.
  4. Happy as lazzaro, Alice Rohrwacher, Italy/Switzerland/ France/| Germany, 2018; 122 min.
  5. Horizon, Tinatin Kajrishvili, Georgia/Sweden, 2018; 105 min.
  6. Jumpman, Ivan I. Tverdovskiy, Russia/Lithuania/Ireland/ France, 2018, 90 min.
  7. Panic Attack, Paweł Maslona, Poland, 2018, 100min.
  8. Ray and Liz, Richard Billingham, UK, 2018; 107 min.
  9. Styx, Wolfgang Fischer, Germany / Austria, 2018; 90 min.
  10. The Interpreter, Martin Sulik, Slovak Republic / Czech Republic / Austria 2018; 113 min

 

International Doc Films Competition

  1. Another Day in Life, Damian Nenow, Raúl de la Fuente,Poland/Spain/Germany/ Belgium/Hungary, 2018; 84 min.
  2. Bridges of Time, Audrius Stonys, Latvia , 2018. 80 min.
  3. Distant Constellation, Shevaun Mizrahi, USA/Turkey/Netherlands, 2017; 82 min.
  4. Island of the Hungry Ghosts, Gabrielle Brady, Germany/UK/ Australia, 2018; 94 min.
  5. Of Fathers and Sons, Talal Derki, Germany/Syria/Lebanon/Qatar, 2017; 99 min.
  6. Over the Limit, Marta Prus, Poland/Germany/Finland, 2017; 54 min.
  7. Shamanic Lessons for Beginners, Svetlana Statsenko, Russia, 2017; 81 min.
  8. The Eyes of Orson Welles, Mark Cousins, UK, 2018, 115 min.

 

Short Film Competition Section

  1. Eraser, David Pirtskhalava, Georgia, 2018; 18 min.
  2. Night Duty Doctor, Grigol Janashia & Nato Gabunia, Georgia, 2018; 22 min.
  3. Paganos, Nikoloz Kobulava, Georgia, 2017; 10 min.
  4. The Beginning of the End, Giorgi Kasrashvili, Georgia, 2018; 10 min.
  5. 1943, Bidzina Gogiberidze, Germany, 2018; 20 min.
  6. All these Creatures, Charles Williams, Australia, 2018; 13 min.
  7. Are you Volleyball?!, Mohammad Bakhshi, Iran, 2017; 15 min.
  8. Backpack, Michalis Mathioudakis, Greece, 2018; 14 min.
  9. Bloeistraat11, Nienke Deutz, Belgium/Netherlands 2018; 9 min.
  10. Bon Voyage, Sinisa Galic, Serbia, 2017; 16 min.
  11. A Cold Summer Night, Yash Sawant, India, 2018, 21 min.
  12. Delivery, Yazan Al Ghazzawi, Jordan, 2018; 22 min.
  13. Deportation, Arjun Talwar, Poland, 2018; 21 min.
  14. Dia, Hamza Bangash, Pakistan/UK, 2018; 24 min
  15. Footmark, Haydar Demirtas, Turkey, 2018; 20 min.
  16. Mountain, Grégoire Verbeke, Albania, 2018; 15 min.
  17. Must Love Kubrick, Alma Andreescu, Romania, 2018; 24 min.
  18. My Silences, Benjamin Eyaga, Cameron, 2018; 24 min.
  19. Quiet Street, Aleksandra Markava, Belarus, 2018, 28 min.
  20. Short, Ruslan Aghazadeh, Azerbaijan, 2018; 13 min.
  21. Super Prize, Konstantin Chelidze, Russia, 2017, 15 min.
  22. The Forest full of Rabbits, Nikolai Knackmuss, Germany, 2017; 20 min.
  23. Tombe by Diana Kardumyan, Armenia, 2018; 19 min.
  24. Umbra, Saaed Jafarian, Iran, 2018; 15 min.
  25. Word, Igor Vysnevskyi, Ukraine, 2018; 30 min.

 

MASTERS COLLECTION  

  1. Burning, Lee Chang-Dong, South Korea, 2018; 148 min.
  2. Climax, Gaspar Noe, France, 2018; 95 min.
  3. Cold War, Pawel Pawlikowski, Poland/France/UK, 2018; 88 min.
  4. Everybody Knows, Asghar Farhadi, Spain/France/Italy, 2018; 132 min.
  5. House that Jack Build, Lars Von Trier, Denmark/Sweden/France/Germany, 2018; 155 min.
  6. Human, Space, Time and Human, Kim Ki Duk, South Korea, 2018; 122 min.
  7. The Wild Pear Tree, Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Turkey/Republic of Macedonia/France/Germany/ Bosnia and Herzegovina/ Bulgaria/Sweden, 2018; 188 min.

 

Special Screenings

  1. B-movie: Lust & Sound in West-Berlin 1979-1989, Klaus Maeck, Jörg A. Hoppe, Heiko Lange; Germany, 2015; 92 min.
  2. Summer, Kirill Serebrenikov, Russia / France, 2018, 126min.
  3. The Secret Diary of Symon Petliura, Oles Yancuk, Ukraine, 2018; 122 min.

 

Georgian Panorama

  1. Andro, Tornike Gogrichiani, Georgia, 2017; 25 min.
  2. Didube, the Last Stop, Shorena Tevzadze, Georgia/Switzerland; 2017; 64 min.
  3. Fishing, Tornike Bziava, Georgia, 2017; 17 min.
  4. Following tracks of Niko Marr, Vaso Chavleishvili, Georgia, 2018; 32 min.
  5. Hamlet, Giorgi Megrelisvhili, Georgia, 2018, 80 min.
  6. Institution #16, Alexander Koridze, Georgia, 2017; 64 min.
  7. Jara, Nika Tsiklauri, Georgia, 2017; 52 min.
  8. Listen to the Silence, Mariam Chachia, Georgia, 2016; 80 min.
  9. Nine Years of Displacement, Tornike Koplatadze, Georgia, 2018; 23 min.
  10. One Day in Batumi, Georgia, 2018; 41 min.
  11. Poisoned with Dust, Tamar Bartaia, Georgia, 2018; 52 min.
  12. Rezo, Leo Gabriadze, Russia, 2017; 63 min.

 

Georgian Classics (dedicated to 110th anniversary of Georgian cinema)

  1. Alaverdoba, Giorgi Shengelaia, Georgia, 1962; 52 min.
  2. My Grandmother, Kote Mikaberidze, 1929, 29 min.
  3. Pirosmani, Giorgi Shengelaia, Georgia, 1969; 85 min.
  4. Salt to Svanetia, Mikheil Kalatozishvili, Georgia 1930; 44 min. .

 

 

BIAFF film screenings locations – Cinema “Apollo”, Hotel “Wyndham” conference hall, OPEN AIR cinema at ERA Square

How to Attend BIAFF festival – Attending Film Screenings are free of charge. To attend film screenings in cinema APOLLO person should take “FREE TICKETS” (it is used for better control and access to film screenings) in cinema APOLO at BIAFF info center.

Media Accreditation – representatives of various media, can apply for accreditation via online – http://biaff.org/media-acreditation

 

Festival Supporters– Ministry of Culture of Georgia,  Georgian National Film Center, Ministry of Cultura of Ajara AR,    Tourism Department of Ajara AR, National Tourism Agency of Georgia,  British Council, Goethe Institute Georgia, Embassy of Italy

Festival Sponsors – Hotel Wyndham Batumi, Cinema APOLLO, Hotel “Holland Hoek”, Hotel “Rcheuli”, Hotel “Mardi Plaza”, HQ propaganda,  Tour Company “Wonderland”, Cafe “Gardens”, Restaurant ECLIPSE, Batumi Auto transport, “Legal Consulting Center” LLC

Festival Media Partners – Georgian Public Broadcaster, Radio Fortuna/Fortuna+, Adjara TV, Batumi TV, Publicity Group (www.publicity.ge), www.newswire.ge, Film New Europe (www.filmneweurope.com), Cinemania,  AT.GE, Newspaper BATUMELEBI, netgazeti.ge

 

Contact information: Tel: 599-482181, info@biaff.org , For accreditation – press@biaff.org

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