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THE CHAIR (Georgia, 2017)

Presented by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston MA

May 26 2019
THE CHAIR (Georgia, 2017)

A new comedy and political satire from legendary Georgian film director Eldar Shengelaia, whose iconic film Blue Mountains, screened at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival as a Cannes Classic.

After his party is defeated in the elections, Minister of Refugees Giorgi Mchedlishvili loses everything that is dear to him: office, car, his salary, and, most importantly, power. Giorgi has a secret weapon in his special Boss-chair, an animate being that protects him and sometimes tells him what to do—although the chair’s instructions don’t pan out the way Giorgi hopes. Cut off from power and everything that it brings, Giorgi rediscovers his humanity, rescuing and marrying a refugee

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$13 Admission, $10 for MFA Members

Receive $3 off each ticket when purchasing full-price tickets to 3 different screenings in the series New Wave Now: Georgia's Independent Voice. Details at

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