The 23rd Tbilisi International Film Festival opened with the screening of the film “Mr Jones” by Agnieszka Holland, the Polish film director and the President of the European Film Academy, at the Amirani Cinema, with the director attending the opening event.
At the invitation of the Festival and the Goethe Institute, the famous Austrian director Ulrich Seidl will also visit the festival as an honoured guest and his two new films “Rimini” and “Sparta” will be presented in the “Made in Germany” section of the festival.
A maximum of 7 projects will be pre-selected in different categories and as pitching presentations, they will be shown on Thursday and Friday and will be evaluated by an international jury.
The winning project will be announced on Saturday at the closing ceremony of the TIFF. In addition to the competition programme, the festival will also present the best works of European and world cinema in various sections.