Can silent faces tell stories of horror that these people have gone through… “Speechless” is an experiment with human faces. It is an attempt to tell the story of the tragedy that cannot be expressed through words or dramatic images. Or it might be just a silent space to think about personal accounts of the 5 days of Georgian-Russian war of August, 2008.
About the director: Salomé Jashi was born in Tbilisi, Georgia in 1981. She studied journalism and worked as a reporter for several years. In 2005 she was awarded a British Council scholarship to study documentary filmmaking at Royal Holloway, University of London. On her return to Georgia, together with close friends Salomé founded production company Sakdoc Film. Her earlier works, such as Bakhmaro (2011) and The Dazzling Light of Sunset (2016) have been awarded at many film festivals.
Filmography: Their Helicopter (2006), The Leader is Always Right (2010), Bakhmaro (2011), The Dazzling Light of Sunset (2016) and others