BRIDES – FESTIVAL OPENING GALA Screening
Screening: Wednesday @ 7:30pm
Cinema: Coliseum Cineplex – 300 Borough Drive
(Ticket includes entrance to the screening + Opening After Party)
Narrative – Feature
Release Year: 2014
Runtime: 94 minutes
Directed by: Tinatin Kajrishvili
Country/Language: Georgia / Georgian (With English subtitles)
Nutsa lives with her two small children in suburbs of Tbilisi, Georgia. With her partner Goga, they would be today a regular family if he hasn’t been arrested. Between the wedding in prison and monthly visits, a routine sets in, he inside of prison, she outside. Will they be able to overcome this double reality?
Tinatin Kajrishvili was born in 1978 in Georgia. In 2001 she graduated from the Theatre and Film University of Georgia, with qualification film director. In 2006 she moved to producing, and attended IFACS workshop (2007), Interchange, Torino Film Lab, DIFF, EAVE workshop and graduated from EAVE in 2009. During this period she produced, directed and made scripts for several shorts, features and documentaries. In 2014 she directed her first feature film BRIDES that won the 3rd Place Panorama Audience Award – Film fiction in Berlinale and was selected to Tribeca Film Festival : World Narrative Competition.