Rusudan Chkonia

Rusudan Chkonia

Georgia

I'm trying to make movies.

Biography

Rusudan Chkonia was born in 1978 in Tbilisi, Georgia. In 2001 she graduated from Georgian Shota Rustaveli State University of Theatre & Film, with degree in directing. She has written and directed two short films and two documentaries, which have been screened at many international film festivals. Her graduation film CHILDREN WITHOUT A NAME has won several international awards, she was participating with her project KEEP SMILING in the project - training program AVANTI, implemented by FOCAL - Foundation for professional training in cinema and audiovisual media and funded by SDC - Swiss Development Agency and won a grant, this project also won the award at TALENT HIGLIGHT PICH at the BERLINALE CO-PRODUCTON MARKET. KEEP SMILING is the story of ten women trying to win in a beauty contest for mothers with many children. The fight without rules in which any means can be used...

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