Glory to the Queen
AT/GEO/SRB 2020, 82 min, Tatia Skhirtladze
During the Cold War, the four legendary female chess players from Georgia revolutionized women’s chess across the globe, and became Soviet icons of female emancipation. Glory to the Queen reveals their interwoven biographies and is both - a rare look into the present lives of chess stars Nona Gaprindashvili, Nana Alexandria, Maia Chiburdanidze and Nana Ioseliani, as well as a chronicle of their lasting legacy.
CinéDOC-Tbilisi 2020, GE | CinEast Film Festival 2020, LU| Doqumenta 2020, MX | Free Zone Film Festival 2020, RS | This Human World FF 2020, AT | Fipadoc 2021, FR | Bolzano Film Festival 2021, IT | Kansas City FilmFest 2021, US | It's All True Film Festival 2021, BR | goEast Festival 2021, DE | SEEfest 2021, US | Jeonju Int. FF 2021, KR | Vox Feminae Festival 2021, HR | Int. Frauen Film Fest Dortmund+Köln 2021, DE | Fipadoc 2021, FR | Diagonale - Festival of Austrian Films 2021, AT | Sotto Le Stelle Dell'Austria 2021, IT
Audience Award (Free Zone Film Festival 2020, RS) | Honorable Mention (Doqumenta 2020, MX) | Honorable Mention (SEEfest 2021, US)