Before Father Gets Back

a film by Mari Gulbiani

Before Father Gets Back

Germany, Georgia, France | 2018 | 75:00 min

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In a darkened classroom, the white cracked walls serve as a movie screen. We are in a remote mountain village of Georgia. The light from the projector breaks the darkness: the kids' first cinematic experience is about to begin. Among them are Iman and Eva, two Muslim girls for whom the experience becomes a turning point and inspires them to take the camera and start filming their daily lives. The girls are growing up in a valley infested by radicalism, where most people are living in a constant fear of their relatives sacrificing their lives in the name of God.
One World IHR Documentary FF, Czech Republic
DOK.fest Munich nominated for the renowned Award of SOS-Kinderdörfer weltweit –

Doclisboa IFF
Cast and Crew
  • Director Mari Gulbiani
  • Producer Tekla Machavariani
  • Director of Photography Tato Kotetishvili, Nik Voigt, Mari Gulbiani
  • Sound Design Matthias Weber
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Co-Production Company
Filmpunkt GmbH
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