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  • Karlovy Vary Fest Spotlights Variety's Critics' Choice Lineup

    The 10 pics championed by variety critics selected to screen at the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival next month are an eclectic mix of the year's best-reviewed Euro-backed features. Representing a wide sample of different genres, countries and languages...
  • 'Tbilisi, I Love You' Producer Opts for Los Angeles in 'Butch Livingston'

    "Tbilisi, I Love You" producer Nika Agiashvili will shoot indie drama-comedy "The Short Happy Life of Butch Livingston" in Los Angeles this summer. "From a business standpoint, I realize there are tax breaks in shooting in other states, but it would...
  • Filmmaker flashes back to '90s girlhood in Georgia for 'In Bloom'

     Filmmaker flashes back to '90s girlhood in Georgia for 'In Bloom'
    "In Bloom," the foreign language film Oscar submission from Georgia, revolves around two 14-year-old girls coming of age in 1992. Best friends Eka and Natia live in Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, a newly independent country after the collapse of the...
  • Review: 'In Bloom' follows fate of young girls in a changing country

     Review: 'In Bloom' follows fate of young girls in a changing country
    The excellent new drama "In Bloom," Georgia's Oscar entry in the foreign-language category, has the heartbreak and hope of a country slipped inside a coming-of age-story of two 14-year-old girls. The 1990s, in the wake of the collapse of the Soviet...
  • 'Tbilisi, I Love You' Joins 'Cities of Love' Franchise (EXCLUSIVE)

    Following Paris and New York, "Tbilisi, I Love You" has become the next film in Emmanuel Benbihy's "Cities of Love." The film, involving only Georgian directors, is a series of 10 completed short films produced by David and Nika Agiashvili through...
  • From mountain guide to president: Georgia elects new leader

    TBILISI, Georgia -- Georgi Margvelashvili, a onetime mountain guide who forged a reputation in politics as a moderate voice of reason, won the presidential election in Georgia on Sunday with backing from the prime minister's ruling coalition. By late...
  • Georgia President Saakashvili concedes election defeat

     
    Mikheil Saakashvili, the pro-Western president of Georgia faced with increasing protests among his people, conceded defeat after preliminary election returns showed the opposition had won control of parliament and the right to name a powerful new prime...
  • This food is social currency

     This food is social currency
    CHAKVI, Ga. — When it comes to hospitality, Georgians (think Black Sea, not pecan pie) are stern taskmasters. Their feasts, called supras, are dictated by protocol. The official toastmaster (tamada) grants permission to toast and signals the kitchen...
  • IRAN, GEORGIA: Washington wary of warming ties between Tehran and U.S. ally

     
    In a turn of events that has both Georgian and American diplomats walking on eggshells, Georgia and Iran agreed this week to eliminate visa restrictions and resume direct flights between Tbilisi and Tehran. This new open-border policy comes at a......
  • GEORGIA: Leaked memos fuel debate over who started war with Russia

     
    More than two years after Russia and Georgia clashed in South Ossetia, the fog of war continues to hover over Tbilisi and Moscow. According to diplomatic cables from the U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi, released by the Wikileaks website, Russia was......
  • Photographer Frederic Chaubin's weird and wonderful Soviet architecture

     
    Photographer Frédéric Chaubin likes to believe he uncovered a fourth age of Russian architecture. In his book "CCCP: Cosmic Communist Constructions Photographed" (Taschen, $59.99), Chaubin captured 90 unconventional, rarely seen buildings constructed in...
  • New York City May Be Under Iranian Terror Threat

    New York City May Be Under Iranian Terror Threat
    An international chess game being played out over Iran's nuclear enrichment program increases the likelihood of a terrorist attack in New York City, according to intelligence analysts. Recent bomb attacks have been attributed to Iran, including explosions...