Prisoner of Society is an intimate journey into the world and mind of a young transgender woman, trapped between her personal desire for freedom and traditional expectations of her parents.
CAST & CREW
Nino Varsimashvili, Rati Tsiteladze
Director of Photography
Rati Tsiteladze born Georgia studied acting and filmmaking at the Hybrid Conservatory, Los Angeles. He is an alumnus of Locarno Academy, TIFF Filmmaker Lab, HFPA Film Independent and Berlinale Talents. At age 21, Tsiteladze became World Champion in martial arts, but in 2014, he left his career and founded ArtWay Film Production. His works won over 50 awards worldwide and screened at more than 300 festivals, including Hong Kong, Melbourne, Leeds, Guanajuato, Atlanta and Locarno. His recent work Prisoner of Society is the first Georgian short documentary nominated for European Film Academy. With his feature film project, The Empty House he won the Eurimages Award at TIFF and Special Mention at Locarno.
Dark Side (2011 short), It's All Up to You! (2013, short), Hero (2013, short), Little Things (2014, short), Lost in Reality (2015, short), Mother (2016, short), Prisoner of Society (2018, short).