Marija Kavtaradzė’s short film “I’m Twenty Something” won best student film at the Lithuanian Film Academy Awards in 2015. Kavtaradzė also co-wrote the feature film “The Saint,” which premiered at Busan IFF and Warsaw ISFF in 2016. In 2017 the film had a theatrical release in Lithuania, where it grossed
more than 250,000 euro. “Summer Survivors” is her feature debut.