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“NEVER AGAIN…” at Sofia Film Festival

Back 27 March 2015 16:27
“NEVER AGAIN…” at Sofia Film Festival

Golden Apricot” Fund for Cinema Development NGO in cooperation with the state commission on coordination of the events devoted to the Centenary of the Armenian Genocide and the RA Ministry of Culture organize in a number of countries screenings of films devoted to the Armenian Genocide. On March 13-19, 2015 within the frames of the program screenings were organized at the 19th Sophia International Film Festival. The Embassy of the Republic of Armenia in Bulgaria was one of the partners who rendered great support. The program devoted to the Centenary of the Armenian Genocide at Sophia Film Festival included three films – Harutyun Khachatryan’s “Endless Escape, Eternal Return”, the Taviani brothers’ “The Lark Farm” and Fatih Akin’s “The Scar”. Besides Sophia, screenings were also organized in the cities of Plovdiv and Varna. Harutyun Khachatryan, the People’s Artist of Armenia, establishing director of the “Golden Apricot” International Film Festival visited the festival. Harutyun Khachatryan gave an interview about the “Never Again…” program to the Public Television of Bulgaria where he also presented in details the events devoted to the Centenary of the Armenian Genocide. The Golden Apricot International Film Festival has taken a special place on the map of the international film festival and acquired many important partners in recent 12 years. It is great advantage that the program devoted to the Centenary of the Armenian Genocide is implemented within the frames of international film festivals which in its turn widen the audience. Next time “Never again…” program will be presented in Paris, France. Evropa Film Act held in France is one of the most important festivals in Europe. A solid program of Armenian films will also be presented at this festival. Besides the films dedicated to the Centenary of the Armenian Genocide, other Armenian films will also be presented at the festival.

 
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