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Film Scary Mother Awarded at Three Different International Festivals

Three international awards were added to the “Scary Mother” prizes of Anna Urushadze’s debut work. The film was awarded at 3 Film Festival simultaneously: Top Golden Gate Prize for the Best Full-Screen Film at the San Francisco International Film Festival; International Film Critics Award at FIPRESCI European Film Festival; Award …

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Two Georgian Movies Nominated at Beijing International Film Festival

The movies Scary Mother and Dede by the Georgian directors Ana Urushadze and Mariam Khachvani have been nominated at The Beijing International Film Festival. Last year, Georgian cinematographers won four out of 10 major prizes at the same festival. “Luka,” directed by Giorgi Barabadze, won the nomination for best feature movie. Lia …

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Georgia Selects ‘Scary Mother’ for Foreign-Language Oscar Race

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Ana Urushadze’s acclaimed drama “Scary Mother” has capped a busy month by being named Georgia’s selection for best foreign-language film at the Academy Awards. The film world-premiered Aug. 3 at the 70th Locarno Film Festival, where it won the best first feature and Youth Jury awards, variety reports. It then …

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Georgian Movie Scary Mother Wins at Locarno Film Festival

Talented Georgian filmmaker Ana Urushadze was awarded first prize with her debut feature film Scary Mother  in the Filmmakers of the Present section at the 70th Locarno Festival. A Georgian-Estonian co-production Scary Mother was featured at the Concorso Cineasti del presente competition section of the festival. The award ceremony was held on August 12. Movie …

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