Eldar Shengelaia

Eldar Shengelaia

Director

Born in Tbilisi in 1933, Eldar Shengelaia’s life has been steeped in cinematic tradition from the start. His father and brother were both film directors and his mother was an actress. After gaining a reputation for pointed socio-political satires, such as An Unusual Exhibition and Blue Mountains, he went on to a career in politics, founding the People’s Front of Georgia, a pro-independence party.

Films