Berlinale begins

The capital of Germany will be in spotlight - the 67th Berlinale began on the 9th of February. Plenty of movie stars and directors have already appeared on red carpet.

Current Berlinale was opened with French director Etienne Comar's Django, which tells the story of famous 20th century French jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt.

18 films are in competition to gain the main award of Berlinale the golden bear. The members of jury are producer Dora Bouchoucha, artist Olafur Eliasson, actresses Maggie Gyllenhaal and Julia Jentsch, director Diego Luna, director and screenwriter Wang Quan’an and the jury president director Paul Verhoeven.

5 films of Georgian production are in various sections of Berlin film festival. City of sun  by Rati Oneli will be presented today, on 11th February the animation work of Natia Nikolashvili Lile  will be first shown on the screen, on 13th February European audience will get chance to watch My happy family  by Simon Gross and Nana Ekvtimishvili, on 15th February the premiere of Rezo Gigineshvili’s Hosteges will be held. The latter deserved great attention of people. The Panorama of Georgian films will be ended on 17th February with Dito Tsintsade’s film God of Happiness.

The owners of golden and silver bears will be named on the 19th February.