Smiling Georgia

Georgia, Germany2023documentary62'Ilumination

Elderly population of village No Name is left teethless after a failed 2012 pre-election campaign "Smiling Georgia". Will their lives change as new promises and guarantees are made to them in sight of 2020 elections?

directed by
Q&A guest, portret reżysera
Luka Beradze

Born in Tbilisi, Georgia, Luka Beradze got his BA in Directing from Tbilisi Mass Media and Public Communications International Institute in 2011. In 2016 he was commissioned by the Georgian National Broadcaster to direct a short documentary I Went, I Saw, I Fixed It. His fiction short film Sorry For Being Late was selected for the FilmFestival Cottbus 2021 among other festivals. For his first feature documentary Smiling Georgia he was awarded a production grant by the Georgian National Film Center and the German Film- und Medienstiftung NRW. He is currently developing his feature fiction debut.

Lomer Akhvlediani
Luka Beradze
Alexandre Kordzaia
Nodar Nozadze, Joseph “soso” Bliadze, Luka Beradze
Nino Chichua, Anna Khazaradze (1991 Productions)
Kadr z filmu Smiling Georgia