What it means to be a stranger in your own home and country ?
“Prisoner of society” is an intimate journey into the world and mind of a young transgender woman, trapped between her personal desire for freedom and traditional expectations of her parents that threatens their unity.
Rati Tsiteladze was born in post-Soviet Georgia. At age 21, he won the title of World Champion in martial arts, but in 2014, when filmmaking became the overpowering passion in his life, he left his fighting career and founded ArtWay Film production. His recent work “Prisoner of society” (2018) is the first Georgian short documentary, nominated for European Film Academy. His feature film project, “The empty house” won the Eurimages Award at TIFF and Special Mention at Locarno IFF. He received the first residency Grant by Hollywood Foreign Press Association, was selected among 10 producers at Berlinale TPM and among 6 directors at Cannes Cinéfondation Residence.