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DAY FIVE. JULY 12

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DAY FIVE. JULY 12

The Festival 5th day Press Conferences Agenda included the presentations of “Men School” from International Documentary Competition and “The Minister”, “Summertime” and “Future Lasts Forever” from International Feature Competition by Tommaso Cotronei, Pierre Schoeller, José Luis Torres Leiva and Özcan Alper who answered to all the questions of media representatives.

In the afternoon the Master Class of distinguished director Vadim Abdrashitov took place as well as the Yerevan Premieres of “Without Gorky” by Cosima Spender and “Yervand Kochar. Painting in Space” by Ruben Kochar. Also, the Tribute program dedicated to renowned Armenian director Yuri Yerznkyan took place with the screening of his well-known “”Khatabala”. The evening agenda included the Armenian National Cinema Academy Meeting at Parajanov’s Museum.

The Event of the day was the Ceremony of granting Yeghits Luys (“Let There Be Light”) Award of Armenian Apostolic Church to the world famous director Alexander Sokurov. All Armenian Catholicos Garegin B. himself granted the Award to the director in Holy Edjmiatsin at the festivity hall of Gevorkian Seminary. Later at night the Yerevan Premiere of Sokurov’s “Faust” was held at Moscow Cinema in Yerevan.

The day was summarized as usual in festive summer moods- with an open air jazz concert at Charles Aznavour Square and open air film screenings at Yerevan Zoo and Bogossian Gardens.

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