Dimitri Tsintsadze was awarded the title of Best Director for his film “Shindisi” at the Asian World Film Festival in Hollywood.
The film is based on the real story of the Shindisi battle during the August 2008 Georgia-Russia war. Seventeen Georgian soldiers lost their lives in an unequal battle with the Russian military unit in Shindisi village.
“Shindisi” has won the Grand Prix at the Warsaw International Film Festival. Dimitri Tsintsadze additionally won in the nomination of the Best Director.
“Shindisi” was selected by the Georgian Film Center as Georgia’s contender film for 2019 Oscars, Academy Awards.