Zaza Urushadze passes away

Zaza Urushadze passes away

According to Georgian media, today, one of the most famous contemporary filmmakers in Georgia, Zaza Urushadze, passed away.

According to preliminary data, 53-year old Urushadze died because of a heart attack.

The most famous Urushadze’s film is ”Tangerines” was nominated for the Oscar 2015. In addition to his director's career, he also worked a lot in cultural management: in 2002-2004, he headed the Georgian National Cinema Center, and after that, until September of this year, he headed the Georgian Film Academy.