Фестиваль в Стране басков наградил фильм из Грузии. Georgian Film gets The San Sebastián International Film Festival top award

The San Sebastián International Film Festival is an annual FIAPF A category film festival held in the Spanish city of Donostia-San Sebastián in September, in the Basque Country.


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