Fear of the Past


Country: Georgia
Year: 2019
Language: Georgian, Russian (with English and Georgian subtitles)
Duration: 13 minutes
Director: Mariam Nikolaishvili
Cinematography: Mariam Nikolaishvili, Beqa Noniashvili
Editing: Mariam Nikolaishvili
Sound: Beqa Noniashvili
Producer: Mariam Nikolaishvili
Script: Mariam Nikolaishvili

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Nominated for the MAC Georgia – Shuki Movida Award


Gvantsa is 25 years old. She loses her aunt in an accident and becomes disabled. She gets interested in wheelchair fencing and becomes a professional. Gvantsa dedicates herself entirely to the sport and becomes very good at it. However, the doctors soon tell her that there is a surgery that can fix her leg. This means that she won’t be able to fulfill big her dream of taking part in Tokyo Paralympics. Now, she has to make a tough choice between her health and her passion...

Screening on: Thursday / 9 May / 16:00 / Amirani 2

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