Sarah Hurtes interviewed our co-directors Tatia Skhirtladze & Anna Khazaradze about GLORY TO THE QUEEN in March 2019. We learn about their motives and motivation for making the documentary.

GLORY TO THE QUEEN | Eurimages confirmation of funding

We are delighted to have received confirmation of funding from EURIMAGES for our documentary GLORY TO THE QUEEN (formerly: The Encounter). In its December meeting, the European funding fund made commitments to 11 feature films and one documentary film amounting to almost 3.2 million euros. Three Austrian (co-)productions received confirmations.

GLORY TO THE QUEEN | Filming in Georgia

GLORY TO THE QUEEN (vormals: The Encounter) Dreharbeiten in Georgien BATUMI: Tatia Skhirtladze’s The Encounter (now: GLORY TO THE QUEEN), a Georgian/Austrian/Serbian documentary about the reuniting of the winning Soviet Women’s Chess Team, started pre-shooting on 23 September 2018 in Batumi, Georgia, at this year’s World Chess Olympiad, where the women are guests of honour. The …