This project, which received support from the Tbilisi City Hall, aimed to conduct research and analysis on the roles of female characters and personnel in Georgian cinema from a post-Soviet perspective. The research was conducted over a significant period of time, with a focus on specific decades and involved processing archival materials. As a result, a 250-page book was produced as part of the project, providing detailed insights and findings on the topic. The primary objective of this project was to raise public awareness of the significant contributions made by women to Georgian cinema during the period of 1920-1950.
Some of the topics covered by the research.
- Revolutionary cinema and the Soviet woman of the 1920s.
- Film materials from the Tbilisi Film Studio.
- Film actresses of the 1920s
- Myths of the Stalinist cinema of the 1930s.
- Sergei Eisenstein about “The Last Crusaders”
- Post-Stalin liberalization and Georgian cinema of the 1950s.
- Women erased from history.
- Kira Andronikashvili.