Cinema Apollo – Batumi,
17 Memed Abashidze Ave,
Georgia celebrates the centenary of Jonas Mekas with film program “Portraits from the 20th century” and screenings in two cities – Batumi and Kutaisi. The program shows portraits of different people, artists captured by Jonas Mekas and his self-portraits. Fragments and scenes from life, personal journey and memories are creating a visual archive and poetry of Jonas Mekas’ cinema. In the chosen films we see – echoes of time, culture, history, biographical processes and artistic impulses of concrete authors.
The film “Reminiscences of a Journey to Lithuania” (1974) by Jonas Mekas will be screened on 23 September at Cinema Apollo.
The program curated by Lika Glurjidze, Nini Shvelidze.
More information available here.