Lana Gogoberidze

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Lana Gogoberidze (Georgian: ლანა ღოღობერიძე) (born October 13, 1928, Tbilisi) is a Georgian film director and politician.

Educated at Tbilisi State University and Moscow State University of Cinematography, Gogoberidze headed Director’s Studio at the Rustaveli Theatre School, Tbilisi, in 1975 and directed the studio Kartuli P'ilmi (Georgia Film) in 1988. She was elected to the Parliament of Georgia from 1992 to 1995. In 2004, she served as Georgia's Ambassador to France.

Gogoberidze's fiction and documentary movies have won several international awards. Her film Day Is Longer Than Night was entered into the 1984 Cannes Film Festival.[1] In the same year, she was a member of the jury at the 34th Berlin International Film Festival.[2]

Gogoberidze was married, since 1958, to the architect Vladimir Aleksi-Meskhishvili (died 1978), with two daughters.[3]


  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Day Is Longer Than Night". Retrieved 2009-06-22. 
  2. ^ "Berlinale: 1984 Juries". Retrieved 2010-11-21. 
  3. ^ Gwendolyn Audrey Foster (1995), Women Film Directors: An International Bio-Critical Dictionary, pp. 148-9. Greenwood Press, ISBN 0-313-28972-7

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