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Cinema at the ‘Końcówa’ pub
The atmosphere you will find at the very heart of the Old Town in Torun is a perfect spot to experience hair-raising cinema. Last year, our audience responded enthusiastically to the idea of an open-air cinema at the ‘Końcówa’ pub. More »

REBELS
Every single year, REBELS is the section that our audience want to see the most. This section is a vessel for presenting extraordinary stories of people from all corners of the world. More »

Eternal love. ‘Dracula’ by Francis Ford Coppola is the leading theme of the 22nd edition of the Tofifest International Film Festival. Kujawy Pomorze Region.
When the Irish writer Bram Stoker came up with the idea for ‘Dracula’, it would have not occurred to anybody that he was to create a character that would later become an icon of pop culture, reproduced countless times. More »

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Leader is Always Right, The

Lideri Khoveltvis Martalia · dir. Salome Jashi
Georgia 2010, 43’

Trailer

Vartsikhe Patriotic Camp is one out of those camps where teenagers spend summer in Georgia. Out of half humorous 10 commandments here the first one reads: The leader is always right. Patriotism is the ideology preached in the camps and every day the leader reminds to teenagers split in squads: Glory to Georgia! It’s the President of Georgia who initiated these camps and kids are told to appreciate that.

Director:Salome Jashi

Salome Jashi was born in Soviet Union in 1981 and grew up during struggle for the country’s independence followed by civil wars. She studied documentary filmmaking at Royal Holloway, University of London.

Filmography:

  • 2006: Their Helicopter
  • 2008: A Mr. Minister
  • 2009: Speechless
  • 2010: The Leader is Always Right