Sophia Tabatadze

Sophia Tabatadze



Sophia Tabatadze is an award-winning film director from Georgia. She has been making films since 2002, and has won numerous awards for her work. Her films often explore themes of social issues and identity, and her work is often cited for its realism and intimate approach to storytelling.

Tabatadze was born in Tbilisi, Georgia in 1973. She studied directing at the Shota Rustaveli Theatre and Film University in Tbilisi, and also worked as an assistant director before directing her first feature film, "The Color of Pomegranates" (2009). This film was a critical and commercial success, and won numerous awards including Best Debut Film at the Berlin International Film Festival, and the Silver St. George at the Moscow International Film Festival.

Tabatadze followed up her debut with two more feature films, "My Happy Family" (2017) and "And Then We Danced" (2019). Both films were critically acclaimed and won numerous awards, with "And Then We Danced" being nominated for the 2020 Academy Award for Best International Feature Film.

Tabatadze has also directed a number of short films, documentaries, and TV movies. She is a member of the European Film Academy and the Georgian National Film Center.

Tabatadze's work has been praised for its focus on social issues, its realism, and its intimate approach to storytelling. Her films often explore themes of identity, family, and masculinity, and have resonated with audiences around the world. Tabatadze is a highly respected figure in the Georgian film industry, and is paving the way for a new generation of filmmakers.

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