18.10.2021 - 31.10.2021

State of emergency at Calvert Journal Film Festival


We are happy to announce that State of emergency, an experimental video by Mariam Natroshvili  and Detu Jintcharadze, commissioned by Chai Khana, has been nominated by the Calvert Journal Film Festival 2021 in the category Experimental film


Taking place online between 18 and 31 October, the festival will screen 35 films across seven categories: documentary feature, animation film, fiction feature, student film, experimental film, short film, and special screenings. In six of the categories, entries will compete for the prize of best film, awarded by a jury of renowned industry figures.


Festival screenings will be open to viewers worldwide, and a special audience prize will also be given to one film from across all categories.


Films will be available for 48 hours on the festival platform, with tickets for individual films available alongside wider category and festival passes. A special series of articles, interviews, and online events will also run alongside the screenings, to spark new conversations on the region’s challenges, opportunities, and contemporary identity.


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