Long suppressed and nearly written out of film history, Buba is an exceptional documentary filmed in the remote mountainous region of Racha in northern Georgia. An artistic collaboration between Georgia's first female director, Noutsa Gogoberidze, and the noted avant-garde painter David Kakabadze, this is a work of exhilarating cinematic splendor-with luminous cinematography and dynamic montage-that was originally intended as propaganda. Around this time, Gogoberidze was closely associated with filmmakers Alexander Dovzhenko, Sergei Eisenstein, and Mikhail Kalatozov. 

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