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  • Filmmaker flashes back to '90s girlhood in Georgia for 'In Bloom'

     Filmmaker flashes back to '90s girlhood in Georgia for 'In Bloom'
    "In Bloom," the foreign language film Oscar submission from Georgia, revolves around two 14-year-old girls coming of age in 1992. Best friends Eka and Natia live in Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, a newly independent country after the collapse of the Soviet Union, but independence hasn't made life any easier.
  • Review: 'In Bloom' follows fate of young girls in a changing country

     Review: 'In Bloom' follows fate of young girls in a changing country
    The excellent new drama "In Bloom," Georgia's Oscar entry in the foreign-language category, has the heartbreak and hope of a country slipped inside a coming-of age-story of two 14-year-old girls. The 1990s, in the wake of the collapse of the Soviet...

    From mountain guide to president: Georgia elects new leader

    From mountain guide to president: Georgia elects new leader
    TBILISI, Georgia -- Georgi Margvelashvili, a onetime mountain guide who forged a reputation in politics as a moderate voice of reason, won the presidential election in Georgia on Sunday with backing from the prime minister's ruling coalition. By late...

    Georgia President Saakashvili concedes election defeat

     
    Mikheil Saakashvili, the pro-Western president of Georgia faced with increasing protests among his people, conceded defeat after preliminary election returns showed the opposition had won control of parliament and the right to name a powerful new prime...

    Photographer Frederic Chaubin's weird and wonderful Soviet architecture

     
    Photographer Frédéric Chaubin likes to believe he uncovered a fourth age of Russian architecture. In his book "CCCP: Cosmic Communist Constructions Photographed" (Taschen, $59.99), Chaubin captured 90 unconventional, rarely seen buildings constructed in...