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WATERSHED CINEMA 2
13:00
£6.00
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1 hr 30 mins
Dir: Various

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Farewell to Arms! – a collection of anti-militarist short films dedicated to a war theme. The film consists 5 short films by young Georgian film directors. The project was organised by Shota Rustaveli from the Theatre and Film Georgia State University.

films:

The April Chill

Dir: Tornike Bziava
Georgia 2010
15 mins

When the Soviet troops violently rout the harmless protesters, 22 innocent lives are snuffed out. In the wake of this shocking violence, one Soviet militiaman meets a male Georgian dancer.

 

Unknown Soldier

Dir: Giga Liklikadze
Georgia 2010
10 mins

Two boys meet in the forest to drink beers and take pot-shots at empty bottles. Their fun is interrupted by a former soldier who explains the evils of guns and of war.

 

The Trench

Dir: Amiran Dolidze
Georgia 2010
14 mins

Soldiers start arguing on the reasons of the war. Then they come to terms and begin recollecting personal stories.

 

Seqtemberi

Dir: Vako Kirkitadze
Georgia 2010
10 mins

As a company of soldiers pillage an empty town, three of their number approach a rickety old house where the bump into a small child who, by chance, got stuck in there.

 

The Highway

Dir: Sandra Japaridze
Georgia 2010
8 mins

A young couple discusses an uncertain future. The girl reveals that she is pregnant, both shocking and overjoying the pair.