Georgian Film Director Giorgi Shengelaia Died at the Age of 82
Giorgi Shengelaia, who was an acclaimed film director and also an actor, passed away on Monday, at the age of 82.
Giorgi Shengelaia was a Georgian and Soviet film director. He directed 14 films since 1961, including the musical film Melodies of Vera Quarter, Khareba and Gogia.
His 1985 film The Journey of a Young Composer was entered into the 36th Berlin International Film Festival where he won the Silver Bear for Best Director.