Levan Koguashvili’s 'Brighton 4th' wins 3 awards at Tribeca Film Festival

Levan Koguashvili's films is a co-production involving Bulgaria, Georgia, Monaco, Russia and the United States. Photo: Georgian National Film Center/Facebook

Agenda.ge, 18 Jun 2021 - 16:33, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgian director Levan Koguashvili’s new feature Brighton 4th has won three awards at the 20th anniversary edition of the prestigious Tribeca Film Festival in New York. 

At Tribeca Film Festival, where Koguashvili’s feature had a world premiere, Brighton 4th ended up with awards in the following categories:

  1. Best International Narrative Feature Film
  2. Best Screenplay
  3. Best Actor 

Former wrestling champion Kakhi (Levan Tediashvili, himself a former Olympic wrestler) always has his family on his conscience, and in Brighton 4th, this leads him on a cross-continental journey. Photo from tribecafilm.com

Koguashvili builds his script around a Georgian wrestler embarking on a mission to rescue his son from debt incurred in gambling in Brooklyn.

Good news from New York art scene today: We congratulate Georgian film director Levan Koguashvili and his “Brighton 4th” crew on winning the Best International Narrative Feature Film, Best Screenplay, and Best Actor to Levan Tediashvili at Tribeca Film Festival 2021”, the Georgian Embassy in the United States has announced.

The festival, which had the honour of welcoming back in-person audiences, concludes on June 20.