Wet Sand
Elene Naveriani
Fiction : 115' / Gay, Lesbian, Community, Mistery

A village at the Georgian Black Sea with friendly people believing to know each other. One day, Eliko is found hanged; his granddaughter Moe comes to organize his funeral. She is confronted with a web of lies and the tragic consequences of Eliko’s hidden love life with Amnon over the last 22 years. The truth however frees Moe’s capability to love and provokes the villagers to take a stand.


September 18 | 19h00 | Cinema São Jorge - Sala Manoel de Oliveira Buy Tickets
September 21 | 16h00 | Cinema São Jorge - Sala Manoel de Oliveira Buy Tickets
Feature Film Competition

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Year: 2021

Country: Switzerland, Georgia

Language: georgian

Subtitles: english, portuguese

With: Bebe Sesitashvili, Gia Agumava, Megi Kobaladze, Giorgi Tsereteli, Eka Chavleishvili, Zaal Goguadze

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Elene Naveriani


Born in 1985, in Tbilisi, Georgia, Elene Naveriani studied Monumental Painting in Tbilisi’s State Academy of Art, and Cinema in HEAD Genève. Elene’s works visibilizes the stories which in society are forgotten and oppressed. They work mostly in video format as well as painting, drawing and visual poetry.


Photo: Marika Kochiashvili


2021 - Wet Sand (Feature Film)
2019 - Red Ants Bite (Short Film)
2018 - Lantsky Papa's Stolen Ox (Short Documentary)
2017 - I Am Truly a Drop of Sun on Earth (Feature Film)
2014 - Gospel of Anasyrma (Short Film)
2013 - Father Bless Us (Short Film)

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