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The Preparation

Georgian Film Selected to be Shown in LA International Film Fest

The short film titled “The Preparation”, created with the support of TBC Bank has been selected to be shown at an American film festival, specifically in Los Angeles (LA) International Film Festival.

The producers of the film are Lasha Khalvashi and Suliko Tsulukidze.

The short film was shot in 2015 in the western Georgia’s Cholobargi village. The Preparation is about country family. In the movie the family is preparing for the death of its elder member (grandmother).

The movie is one the 6 short films that was created with the support of TBC bank. This was the first case in the country when private business got involved in film production along with the state subsidy in order to develop cinematography.

Screenings of the LA Film Festival will be hosted by ArcLight cinemas in Hollywood and Culver City, California. 

The film was awarded with several international and national awards, however, the main prize the film received was the prize of the Bosphorus International Film Festival and the Special Jury Prize at the Batumi International Film Festival BIAFF.

It was announced by the organizers of the LA Film Festival that the festival of the short films selected will start from 1st of June and lasts till 9th of June.

In general the festival has more than 90 000 attendees per year.