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Section: Georgian Panorama
Country: Georgia 
Year: 2015

 

When the Earth Seems To Be Light…

76 min, color

Director: Salome Machaidze, Tamuna Karumidze, David Meskhi Screenplay: Salome Machaidze, Tamuna Karumidze, David Meskhi Camera: David Meskhi, Levan Maisuradze, Tamuna Karumidze Editing: Tamuna Karumidze, Salome Machaidze

A poetic documentary about modern youth... the stories of kids, skaters, artists and musicians in a post soviet Georgia - a country in a distracted condition, where one can be crashed by the power of church and politics. A close look at the rich world of teenager dreams and sentiments, being lost searching for non existing spots of freedom and romantic state of mind.

Production:
Goslab


David Meskhi

David Meskhi was born in 1979 in Tbilisi, Georgia. After gaining a Master's Degree in Hydro ecology, Meskhi decided to change his profession entirely and turned to art. He received a Bachelor's Degree in Photo Journalism at Shota Rustaveli Theatre and Film State University, Tbilisi, Georgia. Since 2004 Meskhi has been working as a photographer and photojournalist.

Filmography/ფილმოგრაფია:
2015 When the Earth Seems To Be Light (როცა დედამიწა მსუბუქია)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Salome Machaidze 

Born on 16th of August, 1973. In 1995 graduated from Tbilisi State Academy of Art, department of Production Design. In 2000 graduated from the Berlin University of the Arts, department of Visual Communications; and in 2002 - from the department of Experimental Media, at the same university. In 2003
she obtained Master's Degree under the supervision of Professor Heinz Emigholz.

Filmography/ფილმოგრაფია:
2015 When the Earth Seems To Be Light (როცა დედამიწა მსუბუქია)
2008 Dima (full-length documentary) დიმა (სრულმეტრაჟიანი დოკუმენტური ფილმი)
2006 Trigger Tiger (საშიში ვეფხვი)
2003 Soldiers' Cry (ჯარისკაცების ტირილი)
2002 Boards of Monte Carlo 2 (მონტე კარლოს საზღვრები)
2002 Boards of Monte Carlo 1 (მონტე კარლოს საზღვრები)

 

 

 

 

Tamar Karumidze
Born on 16th of June, 1975. In 1998-2003 studied audio and visual media at Berlin Academy of Arts. In 2007-2008 she obtained a Master's Degree at the Academy. Her works have been screened at various International Film Festivals, Art Forums and Exhibitions in Germany, Georgia, Netherlands, Austria, France and Switzerland. Besides her personal projects, she had worked as an assistant director at various movies.


Filmography/ფილმოგრაფია:
2015 When the Earth Seems To Be Light (როცა დედამიწა მსუბუქია)
2002 Zahesi 708 (Documentary) ზაჰესი 708 (დოკუმენტური)