Prisoner of Society


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.


We believe cinema is an art form that can make a difference and we deeply hope that Adelina's voice will be heard...


  • European Film Academy Award Nominee 2018
  • Qualified for the Oscars®
  • Tampere Film Festival – Best Documentary
  • Tampere Film Festival – Best European Short Film
  • Odense International Film Festival – Documentary Grand Prix
  • Leeds International Film Festival – Queer Short Film, Special Mention
  • Cyprus International Short Film Festival – Best Documentary
  • Tofifest Film Festival – Special Mention – Best Documentary
  • NDU International Film Festival – Best Documentary
  • Seminci - Valladolid International Film Festival – Rainbow Spike, Special Mention

  • Melbourne International Film Festival – Official Competition
  • Cork Film Festival – Official Competition
  • Encounters Film Festival – Official Competition
  • Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival - PÖFF – Official Selection
  • Uppsala International Short Film Festival – Official Competition
  • Rome Independent Film Festival – Official Competition
  • Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival – Official Competition
  • Film Fest Gent – Official Selection
  • Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur – Official Competition
  • Tirana International Film Festival – Official Selection
  • Galway Film Fleadh – Official Competition
  • Zubroffka International Short Film – Eastward Window Competition
  • Riga International Short Film Festival 2ANNAS – Short Matters
  • Helsinki International Film Festival – Love & Anarchy – Official Selection
  • Leuven International Short Film Festival – Short Matters
  • Bogoshorts Film Festival – Official Competition
  • Riga International Film Festival – Official Competition
  • CREW

    • A film by Rati Tsiteladze
    • Director, Cinematographer, Editor, Sound: Rati Tsiteladze
    • Featuring: Adelina (Anonymous)
    • Producers: Nino Varsimashvili, Rati Tsiteladze
    • Production Company: ArtWay Film, Georgia