History of Georgian cinema

Christine (1916)

Georgian feature film, Christine. At the same time, Germane Gogitidze emerged as the firstever Georgian film producer.

Qristine, young daughter of a poor farmer becomes a victim of sexually frustrated nobleman Iason Uqmadze. He seduces girl and leaves her. Qristine becomes pregnant and gets a child. Unhappy girl can’t live any more in small village where everyone blames only her. She leaves her child and goes to the city.


The long word is briefly pronounced

Tbilisi 2nd International Short Film Internet Festival “Diogenes 2021”

This year’s festival slogan is: “The long word is briefly pronounced”At this stage, more than 300 applications have been received for participation in the festival competition (fiction, documentary, video art / animation, experimental) from 30 seconds to 15.00 minutes.Visit our website www., register and send us your film to participate in the competition. Below is a map showing the countries from which applications have been submitted for the Diogenes 2021 competition.


“DIOGENES 2021” Film Festival

Tbilisi short films 2th international internet festival “Diogenes 2021
The slogan of this year’s festival “Long word is said briefly“.


  1. Those interested in participation in the festival shall be registered for the official website of the festival and must fill the application form.
  2. The duration of the film should be between 30 seconds and 15 minutes.
  3. The film must be accompanied by subtitles in English – to ensure that the text of the author / dictator or the dialogues of the heroes are understandable for international jury representatives.
  4. The following information should be accompanied by the following information:
  • 2 photos of the author(s),
  • 2 photos of the author(s),
  • 2 photos (1200 dpi resolution),
  • contact details,
  • country and
  • 3 photocades in the Competitive Film (1200 DPI Resolution).
  1. The theme is free, but there are some restrictions (not violence, not terrorism, not separatism, not religious and ethnic intolerance).
  2. One author will present no more than two movies.
  3. All genres are acceptable except for boring.
  4. The image should appear and the voice should be heard.
  5. Diogenes2021 Due to the online format, the authors must provide the film link and passwords from the official internet platforms of the festival
  6. The film should be shot in 2020 -2021.


Diogenes 2021

Tbilisi short films 2th international internet festival “Diogene 2021“.

City Hall of Tbilisi Municipality, Georgian Chamber of Culture, Georgian Film Academy and Media-Company “Diogene 2020” are organizing the 2th International Internet Festival of Short Films “Diogene 2021” which will be held traditionally online.The slogan of this year’s festival “Long word is said briefly“.