Dance & Dance Film 

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Be Circled


  • Dance Film

Room A

  • Audience Choice 2021


The aim of the film is to bring us closer to the ancient roots of our ancestors and to show us the importance of cosmic connections at this stage of civilization; to remind ancient and small nations of how significant we are to the world because we have the mysterious key (alphabet) that has brought us so far to maintain our identity and open the way to eternal movement.


Director: Maka Kiladze | Director and Choreographer of Georgian Alphabet: Maka Kiladze | Choreographer: Saar Harari | Choreographer of Hebrew Alphabet: Saar Harari | Dancer: Natia Chikvaidze | Music: Anushka Chkheidze | Animation: Saba Qarseladze | Video/Editing: Saba Shengelia | Video/Editing: David Nadaraia | Producer: Salome Jishkariani

Maka Kiladze

| Biography

Maka Kiladze is a multidisciplinary artist and cultural manager, with experience in visual and performance arts. Currently, she is a founder and artistic director of Circe – Experimental Platform for Dance and Theatre in Tbilisi, Georgia.

As an artist, Maka works in different mediums. She participated in various group exhibitions (Art&Freedom/Civil Rights at the times of Crisis, “Future Memory” Garikula, “Tbilisi Perspective” Hamburg, “Who is that I, who can say I” Silk Museum, “Multifunctional Materials”..) and had solo exhibitions –  WoMan in the framework of 3rd Tbilisi Triennial, Always Aleph in Warehouse Gallery.

Maka also creates and directs short experimental film productions (Be Circled, RED SUN, Brain Bank, Magicians of the Black Sea, Meeting with Androgen), that have been shown in different international experimental film festivals.

Currently, along with her artistic practices and managing of Circe Platform, Maka is working to implement a new experimental social project ‘My Rooftop’ in partnership with Tbilisi Architecture Biennial and Tbilisi City hall.

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