The debut film by Tatia Skhirtladze premieres at Cine DOC Tbilisi
Glory to the Queen AT/GEO/SRB 2020, 82 min by Tatia Skhirtladze.
During the Cold War, the four legendary female chess players from Georgia revolutionized women’s chess across the globe, and became Soviet icons of female emancipation. Glory to the Queen reveals their interwoven biographies and is both - a rare look into the present lives of chess stars Nona Gaprindashvili, Nana Alexandria, Maia Chiburdanidze and Nana Ioseliani, as well as a chronicle of their lasting legacy.
The film is distributed by Film Delights.
Read here the interview to director Skhirtladze and producer and co-director Anna Khazaradze
Director: Tatia Skhirtladze
Co-director: Anna Khazaradze
Producer: Nino Chichua, Anna Khazaradze, Linda Jensen (1991 Productions), Karin Berghammer (berg hammer film), Alexander Dumreicher-Ivanceanu, Bady Minck (Amour Fou Vienna), Sarita Matijević (Playground Produkcija)
Cinematography: Sebastian Thaler
Editing: Petra Zöpnek
Sound Design: Paata Godziashvili
Sound Effects: Irakli Ivanishvili
Writers: Ina Ivanceanu, Tatia Skhirtladze
Music: Alexandra Vrebalov