23 October, 15:00 · Cinema City — room 6
Prisoner of Society is an intimate journey into the world and mind of a young transgender woman trapped between personal desire for freedom and traditional expectations of her parents amid the growing tensions provoked by LGBT politics in Georgia. Focused on family, members of which reveal hidden fears, hopes and motives, the film connects the seemingly separate realities and poses the question ― what it means to be a stranger in your own home and country. Documentary.
|Cast:||Adelina Polina, Rati Tsiteladze|
|Awards:||Europejska Akademia Filmowa / European Film Academy Award – Nominacja: Najlepszy Dokument / Nominated for Best Documentary (2018); MFFK w Tampere / Tampere ISFF – Najlepszy Dokument / Best Documentary (2018)|
Rati Tsiteladze was born in post-Soviet Georgia. At age 21, he won the title of World Champion in martial arts, but in 2014, when filmmaking became the overpowering passion in his life, he left his fighting career and founded ArtWay Film production. Rati directed and produced several short films.