Film was commissioned by the Georgian National Committee of the Blue Shield as part of the project “Conservation of late Modernist Architecture and it’s Sustainable Use in Georgia”. Supported by the Getty Foundation through it’s “Keeping it Modern” initiative.
After removing the marble tiles the limestone walls of Christ’s tomb and the place where he was put after crucifixion came to light. This is the first time after 1555 when we are able to see the tomb walls. As the experts state the original structure of the grave has remained the same.
The Council of Cultural Heritage of Tbilisi Architecture Service has affirmed the construction of three-storey building project. According to the document the consent has been given for the adjustment of the roof.
Next year, it will be two centuries since the first man from Baden-Württemberg stepped onto Georgian soil and founded the first German colony nearby Tbilisi together with other 30 families. It is, understandably, hard to imagine that Swabians from Wurttemberg traveled thousands of kilometers and played a comprehensive role in the contemporary socio-economic life of Tbilisi.