Georgian premiere of Nino Basilias new film “Ana’s Life” will take place on December 1 at Amirani Cinema at 7 pm.
“Anna’s Life” is a story of a young Georgian single mother called Anna, who, hoping to improve her and her autistic son’s life decides to go and find work in the United States. however, the US Embassy does not give her visa. Selling her house, she gives money to an unknown man who promises to get her the required visa. Inevitably, he turns out to be an ordinary crook and Anna’s life turns upside down.
At 7 pm on December two another Georgian premiere will be held within the festival. Rusudan Glurjidze’s “House of Others” has been selected for Oscar’s best foreign film nomination.
Two families have physically survived a brief but devastating civil war. Being on the winning side they are granted the hastily vacated houses of the defeated but seem incapable of building a new life in peace: war continues in everyday life because the battles still rage within them.
After the huge international success at different international festivals, Georgian audience will watch “Ana’s Life” and “House of Others” for the first time.
The two films will be screened within the festival’s traditional section: Georgian Panorama. Apart from Nino Basilia’s and Rusudan Glurjidze’s films, this year’s festival will also offer a premiere of famous Georgian director Rezo Esadze’s new film Month as a One Day at 9 pm on December 1. Rezo Esadze will receive Honorable Prometheus within the 17th International Film Festival.