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Section: Special Screening
Country: Georgia 
Year: 2017

 

Angels of Sorrow

color/47:47 minutes

Director: Teona Jorbenadze. Screenplay: Teona Jorbenadze. Cinematographer: David Sepiashvili.  Cameramen: David Pirumashvili, Yusif Shafiev, Levan Pataraia, Ketevan Logua, Giorgi Chumburidze. Cast: Giya Kancheli, Robert Sturua, Gogi Meskhishvili, Rezo Gabriadze, Gidon Kremer, Nino Ananiashvili, Eldar Shengelaia, Nikoloz Rachveli, Giorgi Zagareli, Sandro Kancheli.

A documentary film "Angels of Sorrow", dedicated to the 80th Jubilee of a contemporary Georgian classic composer - Giya Kancheli is filmed during the concert tour in several cities of the world (Berlin, Brussels, Antwerp, Baku, Tbilisi). He is an artist, for whom the most important thing in all time was freedom. During Soviet period, he was accused of introducing morphine with his music and that he rejoiced enemies in capitalist countries with it. Giya Kancheli with his friends replied to all these from theater stage, where they reflected the whole absurdity of the Soviet Union. The war is still going on - Art can't change anything.

Production:
Artists Union Concept Art

Teona Jorbenadze

Graduated from the Institute of Art, faculty of screenwriting (1996). Later received a Master's Degree from the Rustaveli State University of Film and Theatre of Georgia (2016). From 1998 to 2010 she worked as a scriptwriter and a producer for the German organization "Melchiorsgrund". Together they implemented important theatre projects in Georgia, Germany, Poland and Bosnia.

 

 

Filmography:

2017 Angels of Sorrow