Our Blood is Wine -- MFA film screening
Documentary film screening, followed by a discussion with director Emily Railsback and sommelier Jeremy Quinn.
Beautifully shot film about the revival of ancient wine-making techniques in the world's birthplace of wine. Viticulture first began in Georgia Protected content ago, and numerous archeological finds of wine-making in the region have been confirmed as the oldest in the world. Learn about wine and discover the visual beauty of Georgia.
Filmmaker Emily Railsback and award-winning sommelier Jeremy Quinn provide intimate access to rural family life in the Republic of Georgia as they explore the rebirth of 8,000-year-old winemaking traditions almost lost during the period of Soviet rule. Using unobtrusive iPhone technology, Railsback brings the voices and ancestral legacies of modern Georgians directly to the viewer, revealing an intricate and resilient society that has survived regular foreign invasions and repeated attempts to erase Georgian culture. The revival of traditional winemaking is the central force driving this powerful, independent, and autonomous nation to find its 21st-century identity.
Part of the series NEW WAVE NOW: Georgia's Independent Voice
Directed by Emily Railsback (USA, Protected content . English and Georgian with English subtitles.
At the door ticket prices: $13 non-members
Protected content MFA members
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