Kicking Against the Pricks: Two short documentaries from the Melbourne International Film Festival (for Ny Tid magazine)

Tsiteladze’s background is a decidedly unusual one for any film-maker, the 30-year-old from the Black Sea resort of Batumi having won a world champion kickboxing (WK1 class) title in Egypt a decade ago before later achieving considerable distinction in karate. The sometime male model, whose steamy beefcake photos enjoy considerable online popularity, quit martial arts in 2010 to pursue a new career in film as an actor and director.

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