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WATERSHED CINEMA 3
10:30
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1 hr 30 mins
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Georgia has a rich tradition of producing short animation. The best part of creative intellectuals, writers, directors, actors, composers, well-known artists, worked in this field and created real masterpieces. Palme’d’or winner animation film Chiri (Plague) (1983), is a great example of this tradition. Recently, the contemporary Georgian animation has returned to the prestigious international film festivals, with high quality production. Encounters will present 7 Georgian short animation films.

films:

Chiri (Plague)

Dir: Davit Takaishvili
Georgia 1983
10 mins

This is the film about one colour that assumes power and annihilates all other colours. Finally it perishes in its one colour world.

 

Kite

Dir: Vladimer Sulakvelidz
Georgia 2016
15 mins

An elderly lady recalls her past life. Her childhood,
her father’s departure to battlefield, totalitarian regime, her first love and disappointment.

 

The Pocket Man

Dir: Ana Chubindze
Georgia 2016
8 mins

A little man lives in an old suitcase. One day he finds a new friend – an old blind man.

 

Geno

Dir: Dato Kiknavelidze
Georgia 2017
10 mins

There is a big construction process around the puddle where different creatures live in. The water gradually dries out and the inhabitants of the little lake have to move

 

LI.LE

Dir: Natin Nikolaishvili
Georgia 2017
10 mins

Magic forest is dying without light, Lile is looking for her missing reflection which guides her into the huge lighthouse.

 

Granny

Dir: Sandro Katamashvili
Georgia 2013
11 mins

The filmmaker’s animated ode to his grandmother is a nostalgic snapshot of a warm night in a Georgian town.

 

Fisherman and a Little Girl

Dir: Mamuka Tkeshelashvili
Georgia 2018
15 mins

Every day, fisherman comes home from fishing and tells amazing stories to his little daughter, which becomes into unbelievable heroic tales into her imagination.