Ekvtime: Man of God
25th March | 01:30 PM
(Georgia/Georgian/2018/ 132 mins)
Dir. Nikoloz Khomasuridze
Synopsis: In February of 1921, When Soviet Red Army invaded independent Sakartvelo (Georgia), government decided to take all precious antique, golden, art and holy treasure from the country and escape to France. They commissioned Ekvtime Takaishvili as a guardian of this treasure, who kept, saved and defended all these unique items from museums, court cases, collectors, gangsters, Nazis in his emigration during 24 years. He did not lose any item and brought back whole treasure to his homeland Tbilisi, Sakartvelo in 1945. Holy Church and People named him as “Man of God”. This is a story of great love, struggle and patriotism, which shows how human can be above all the temptations and always keeping immortal values in life.
Entry Free: Passes available at the Programmes desk from March 1st for Habitat Film Club members only. Open to all from March 6th at the venue and online at www.habitatinternationalfilmfestival.com