Selected for Karlovy Vary’s Docu Talents workshop this year, “Gogita” follows a man’s efforts to enjoy a second chance in life after 14 years in prison. Set in the Georgian sticks, in tragicomic tones the documentary depicts Gogita’s new relationship with Maka, a woman not as pretty as Gogita’s mom would like, though she bakes marvellous cakes.
“‘Gogita’ fits perfectly into our slate. We want auteur films and are always looking for titles coming out of Eastern Europe,” said Heino Deckert, who launched Deckert Distribution, a documentary world sales and distribution company, in 2003.
With “Gogita,” Koguashvili returns to documentary, which