PRISONER OF SOCIETY

სოციუმის პატიმარი

Georgia/Latvia, 2018, 15 min, Colour

What it means to be a stranger in your own home and country? Prisoner of Society is an intimate journey into the world and mind of a young transgender woman, trapped between her personal desire for freedom and traditional expectations of her parents that threatens their unity.

CREDITS

Director:

Rati Tsiteladze

Producers:

Rati Tsiteladze,Nino Varsimashvili

Cinematography:

Rati Tsiteladze

Editing:

Rati Tsiteladze

Sound:

Rati Tsiteladze

DIRECTOR'S BIO

Rati Tsiteladze was born in post-Soviet Georgia. At age 21, he won the title of World Champion in martial arts, but in 2014, when filmmaking became the overpowering passion in his life, he left his fighting career and founded ArtWay Film production. Rati directed and produced several short films that were awarded internationally and have been screened at around 300 film festivals, including Melbourne IFF, Tampere FF, Guanajuato IFF, Locarno FF. His recent work PRISONER OF SOCIETY (2018) is the first Georgian short documentary, nominated for the European Film Academy Award.

FESTIVALS & AWARDS

Finland, 2018, Tampere FF, EFA Nominee

Tampere FF, Finland 2018 - EFA Nominee

United Kingdom, 2018, Leeds IFF, Winner Queer Short Film

Leeds IFF, United Kingdom 2018 - Winner Queer Short Film

Ukraine, 2018, Odense IFF, Best Documentary

Odense IFF, Ukraine 2018 - Best Documentary

Spain, 2018, Valladolid IFF, Special Mention

Valladolid IFF, Spain 2018 - Special Mention

Switzerland, 2018, Winterthur IShFF,

Winterthur IShFF, Switzerland 2018 -

CONTACT

ArtWay Film
Rati Tsiteladze
Tamrashvili St 5
0162 Tbilisi, Georgia
+995599992277
rati@artwayfilm.com
www.artwayfilm.com