Nutsa Gogoberidze

Born in Saingilo, Georgia. Graduated from philosophy faculty in Yena, Germany. At the age of 25 became the first female Georgian film director. In 1927 she made her first documentary “Their Kingdom” together with Mikhail Kalatozoff.

Second film was “Buba” (1930) with artistic input from David Kakabadze. Her third film “Ujmuri” - “Desperate Valley” overcame numerous obstacles and appeared on screens in 1934. It was the first soviet feature film directed by woman.

She died in 1966, at the age of 63.

Only after Nutsa`s death her creative work was rediscovered. In 2011 appeared her book “The trains of happiness”, novels written about her being in exile. In 2013 her film “Buba” was rediscovered and shown to public, first in Tbilisi, then in London, New York, San Francisco, Washington, Bussan, Wiesbaden…

Nutsa´s daughter Lana Gogoberidze is one the most prominent Georgian women filmmaker of generation of sixties of Soviet Union and granddaughter Salome Alexi is film director graduated from Femis/ Paris film school. So Nutsa Gogoberidze is at head of three generation of women filmmaker from beginning of 20th century until today.

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