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14. 10. / Friday / 20:15


Small Hall of Nova Gorica Arts Center
14. 10. / Friday / 20:15


Small Hall of Nova Gorica Arts Center
Film Theatre 2022/23


Beginning (Dasatskisi, Georgia, France, 2020, 125 min., Slovenian subtitles)

In a sleepy provincial town, a Jehovah’s Witness community is attacked by an extremist group. In the midst of this conflict, the familiar world of Yana, the wife of the community leader, slowly crumbles. Yana’s inner discontent grows as she struggles to make sense of her desires.
Director: Dea Kulumbegashvili
Screenplay: Dea Kulumbegashvili, Rati Oneli
Cinematograpy: Arseni Khachaturan
Assembly: Matthieu Taponier
Music: Nicolás Jaar
Cast: Ia Sukhitashvili (Jana), Rati Oneli (David), Kakha Kintsurashvili (Alex), Saba Gogichaishvili (Giorgi), Ia Kokiashvili, Mari Kopchenovi, Giorgi Tsereteli
Production: O.F.A, First Picture, Zadig Productions/Zadig Films
Festivals and Awards: San Sebastián 2020: Golden Shell for Best Film, Jury Prize for Best Screenplay, Silver Shell for Best Director, Silver Shell for Best Actress; Toronto 2020: FIPRESCI award for the best film of the Discovery section (Discovery); Adelaide 2020: award for the best film of the international program; Mannheim – Heidelberg 2020: special mention of the international jury; Singapore 2020: Silver Screen for Best Female Director; Trieste 2021: Trieste city award for the best feature film; Crossing Europe – Linz 2021: Crossing Europe Award for Best Feature Film; Faro 2021: Golden Carp Award for the best young director of an international program; and others
Distribution: FIVIA – Vojnik


Tickets Price
Regular: 5 €
Kids and Youth: 4 €



Contact and Information
T: 05 335 40 15
E: mestnagalerija@kulturnidom-ng.si



The tickets can be bought at the Box Office of the Nova Gorica Arts Center or through online sales.



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