Cristina M. Cocan, in her very beautiful blog about the North Caucasus region has written about the Pankisi Gorge and included many gorgeous photos of Pankisi at http://thenorthcaucasus.wordpress.com/2014/04/06/pankisi/. She is interested in seeing the film and linking it to her blog when it is available. Her blog has had more than 100,000 hits.
Fabrizio Terranova, an internationally known film-maker from Belgium, http://www.aninsaneportrait.us/index.php?/film/movie/ and http://www.aninsaneportrait.us/index.php?/film/trailers/ has expressed an interest in the project and the film, and offered to show it in Belgium and link it to his website when it is finished.
So far we have found venues in Pankisi, Akhmeta, Telavi, Tbilisi, Kutaisi and possibly Batumi in Georgia to preview the film this Spring. Friends and family have offered to host showings in Norway and Denmark as well as several locations in the United States. The women are looking for other women’s clubs, in Georgia and in neighboring countries, especially other Muslim women’s groups, to which a group of them could travel and show the film as a calling card and introduction to themselves for possible friendship and collaboration on women’s issues throughout the region.
The women and I are very excited and grateful for this continued enthusiasm for our project and are looking forward to where the film will take us virtually or in person.