FOCUS WEEK: TV
Focus Week: TV Categories
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TV stations and TV production companies from the EU Eastern Partnership countries can apply for the ADAMI Media Prize. There are categories for Information (non-fiction), Entertainment (fiction), and News and Short non-Fiction.
The 2015 winner for Information was the documentary film Niko’s Way, by director Giorgi Tskhvediani which aired on the Georgian Public Broadcaster.
The film follows the life of a young teacher, Niko, who is teaching Georgian in a small ethnic Armenian village in the Javakheti region of Georgia. Niko is faced with a dilemma: Should he return to his hometown to his pregnant wife and university studied? Or should he stay in the village to teach his young students and help build their future?
Watch the trailer for Niko's Way here.
Ukrainian TV presenter Yuri Makarov (ADAMI jury 2015) expressed his support for the ADAMI initiative, explaining the central role media plays in promoting tolerance among society.