Journey of Akaki Tsereteli to Racha and Lechkhumi & Salt for Svanetia
Session one of a five-session course
BAM/PFA Senior Film Curator Susan Oxtoby provides a brief introduction to the course. Nana Janelidze, director of the Georgian National Film Center, introduces Journey of Akaki Tsereteli to Racha and Lechkhumi, and Susan Oxtoby introduces Mikhail Kalatozov's classic Salt for Svanetia.
(Puteshestvie Akakiia Tsereteli v Racha-Lechkhumi). The first Georgian documentary featurette from the silent era depicts legendary poet Akaki Tsereteli's journey to and interactions with the people living in the mountainous areas of Western Georgia.