“Shindisi”, Georgian film directed by Dimitri Tsintsadze, won the Grand Prix at the Warsaw International Film Festival.
The National Film Center of Georgia released this information. According to Film Center, Dimitri Tsintsadze additionally won the Best Director nomination.
The film is based on the real story of the Shindisi battle during the August 2008 Georgia-Russia war. 17 Georgian soldiers lost their lives in an unequal battle with the Russian military unit in Shindisi village.
The script belongs to Irakli Solomonashvili. It is noteworthy that “Shindisi” was selected by the Georgian Film Center as Georgia’s contender film for 2019 Oscars, Academy Awards.