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cinema & theatre

04/11/2021

GEORGIAN BALLET NOWADAYS

It is now the 18th season that prima ballerina Nino Ananiashvili has been head of the ballet troupe of the Tbilisi Opera and Ballet State Theatre.

14/10/2021

SERGEI PARAJANOV

Sergei Parajanov (1924 - 1990) is considered as one of the 20th century's greatest masters of cinema. His free cinematic forms, expressive power and originality of visual compositions still continue to impress filmmakers today.

28/07/2021

GEORGE BALANCHINE

In the 1950s, an interview with George Balanchine was printed in one of the issues of the magazine ‘America,’ which was published in Russian language for Soviet readers. Among those who read it was his brother, the composer Andria Balanchivadze.

27/05/2021

GIORGI ALEKSIDZE TBILISI CONTEMPORARY BALLET MARKED DANTE ALIGHIERI ANNIVERSARY WITH PREMIERE

When Tbilisi Contemporary Ballet finished their performance, the audience was left with something they could remember - intelligence shown through a concept and an idea that was spontaneously abundant.

11/05/2021

“WHAT DO WE SEE WHEN WE LOOK AT THE SKY?”

Alexandre Koberidze’s film “What do we see when we look at the sky?” was among the top favorites in the press after its Berlinale premiere this year. The film received critical acclaim with particular praise for the director’s refined cinematic style and ability to capture everyday moments with spirituality and a poetic touch.

10/03/2021

VAKHTANG CHABUKIANI- FOUNDER OF GEORGIAN CLASSIC BALLET

Chabukiani was nine years old when he was asked to bring Christmas tree decorations from the Chevalier art workshop to Maria Perini’s ballet studio. At that time, he did not even have a primary education.

10/03/2021

THEATRE IN A NONTHEATRICAL SPACE

In the 1960-70s the trends taking place in the realm of visual arts have become part of the theatrical life as well and resulted in attempts of the pioneers of an environmental theatre to launch a war against traditional differentiated performing spaces (stage vs. hall).

01/03/2021

BEGINNING - DEA KULUMBEGASHVILI’S DEBUT DRAMA IS A FESTIVAL FAVORITE

“This film is a revelation, a moment of authentic cinema that fills the screen with flames,”- this is how Italian filmmaker Lucas Guadanino described “Beginning,” the feature debut from Georgian director Dea Kulumbegashvili.

18/12/2020

ORIGINS OF GEORGIAN BALLET

The main square of the Georgian capital, now referred to as the Freedom Square, has been the center-stage for major dramatic events from the recent history. Back when the Russian 11th Red Army Corps staged a parade to celebrate invasion of Georgia, the square looked completely different—with merchant Tamamshev’s caravanserai at its center. On April 12, 1851, this Mauritanian-style building became home to the first opera house in the Caucasus.

05/12/2020

THE REPRESSED GEORGIAN AVANT-GARDE

In the 1920s, the way the scenography system functioned was determined by new “aesthetic discoveries”. The immediate connection between stage design and the processes taking place in the realm of fine arts contributed to the introduction of avant-garde.

09/10/2020

GEORGIAN AVANT-GARDE CINEMA OF 1920-30S

Film industry in Georgia emerged soon after the first moving pictures were shown in Paris in 1895. Georgian audience already had possibility to watch Lumiere brothers’ films in Tbilisi, just year and a half later of their initial screening.