Day 5

Back 16 July 2015 18:08
Day 5

The fifth day of the GOLDEN APRICOT Yerevan International Film Festival started with press conferences.

The press asked a lot of different questions to the Britishh documentary filmmaker Sean McAllister, cinematographer David Kremer, Hamlet Vardanyan the director of the short film “Farewell Volga”, Anna Goroyan and Swedish (name) who presented the story of the Chechen war in the festival through their film, and documental filmmaker Arman Yeritsyan.

Afterwards at the Gevorkian Seminary of Holy Etchmiadzin french film director and head jury of 12th GOLDEN APRICOT, Robert Guédiguian was given the “Let there be light” award by the Armenian Apostolic church.

The highest medal of Armenian Apostolic church – St. Sahak-St. Mashtots - was bestowed upon Harutyun Khachatryan, General director of GOLDEN APRICOT IFF.  

In the honor of Henrik Malyan’s memory his film “A piece of sky” was screened at Moscow Cinema’s Red Hall.

At the same time at Tumo center for creative technologies a meeting was held with Nuno Sena, after which there was a screening of short films.

At the “Small Theater” Nastassja Kinski presented her “Impossible is nothing” documental film series

The day continued with the opening of the New German Film program. The program opened with Andreas Dressen’s “Gold Bear” winner film “As we are dreaming”.

In the evening Yerevan’s night sky was brightened by the Venice 71st Film Festival’s winner of the “Golden Lian” Turkish director Kaan Mujadeci’s “Sivas”

“Tangerines” by Georgian director Zaza Urushadze had its anticipated Yerevan premiere.

The 5th day ended at The Club with its traditional midnight gathering.

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