On the 3rd of Fabruary at 19:00 film screening “SEE YOU IN CHECHNYA” was held at Fabrika – Impact Hub Tbilisi “SEE YOU IN CHECHNYA” is a movie by the director Alexander Kvatashidze.
He worked on the movie for 15 years. At the age of 22, he covered the war in Chechnya as a photographer. The idea of shooting a movie was created in 2000, after the murder of the Italian war journalist Antonio Russou in Georgia. The movie depicts the stories of 6 war journalists, whom the director met during the war in Chechnya. Each journalist tells their reasons for choosing to photograph the war in Chechnya. Their stories show their professional successes, ambitious goals, and reflect on murder and suicide.
Alexander Kvatashidze was born on January 28th, 1977 in Tbilisi, Georgia. In 1996, he graduated from the I. Nikoladze College of Art, with a specialization in sculpture. In 2001, he received a BA degree in Art and Humanities at Tbilisi State University. From 2005-2006, Alexander studied in the film department at California State University in San Jose, California. Since 2008, Alexander has worked as a director, cameraman or producer of various projects, mainly on documentaries. In 2009, he founded the film production company Lokokina Studio. Film screening was held in the framework of the project Initiative for Youth Lead Civic Dialogue and Action which is implemented by Caucasian House and international non-governmental organization International Alert.
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