About Noosfera Foundation
The Noosfera Foundation is committed to creative documentary films and film education, organizing screenings, training initiatives and CinéDOC-Tbilisi - The International Documentary Film Festival in Georgia. Apart from this, we intend to contribute to the development of the civil society in Georgia, by screening films on topics like human rights, ecology issues, gender problems, etc.
We also try to build a strong regional identity in the Southern Caucasus, based on a unique film culture, on a common history and on similar cultural values.
Among our projects are: DocStories Black Sea – a workshop for filmmakers – in partnership with IDFA (International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam), Cinemobile Caucasus – a film screening tour through Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan, Focus Caucasus Conference (supported by the Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation), Documentary Mondays (film screenings in art-cafes and cinemas in Tbilisi), Young Audience Award and CinéDOC Young (film screenings for a young audience), Civil Pitch a project connecting filmmakers and NGOs to make creative documentaries together, New Talents Caucasus – a pitching platform for promising talents from the Caucasus (Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan), Regional Tours and Mini Festivals throughout the year.
Our donors and partners so far:
Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, Creative Europe Media, Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of Georgia, Tbilisi City Hall, Georgian National Film Center, Open Society Georgia Foundation, French Institute, Current Time TV, European Union (Media Mundus), IDFA Bertha Fund, Movies that Matter Foundation, Goethe Institute Tbilisi, Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation, Reserve Fund of the President of Georgia, etc.