“Golden Apricot” festival of world wide famous films and films directors and producers is finished. Although the members of jury say they had difficult experience in defining the winners, they are announced.
In three competitive rounds: Feature films, Documentaries and “Armenian Panorama” 53 films have been applied.
11 films were presented in Feature Films part and Russian director Anna Melikyan received the Golden Apricot for her “Mermaid” film. In documentary part Maira Asheri from Netherlands receieved the Golden Apricot for her “Women see much”. And finally American Armenian film director Erik Nazaryan received Golden Apricot for his “Blue Time” film presented in “Armenian Panorama”.
Honorable guests and participants, accompanied with journalists and photographers, walked through the red carpet to the Red Hall of Moscow Cinema to open the 5th Golden Apricot Film Festival on July 13.
This year is an anniversary for the Golden Apricot. 5 years ago it was founded by 3 originators; film-director, now general director of the festival- Harutyun Khachatryan, film-critic, now the art director – Susanna Harutyunyan and film-critic, festival’s program director – Michayel Stamboltsyan.
“Golden Apricot” festival keeps cooperating with some Embassies and International Organizations in Armenia for five years. According to Susanna Harutyunyan the Embassies of Egypt and China have also joined to the festival. Hence Armenian audience is given a chance to get acquainted with the film culture of these countries.
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YEREVAN (Armenpress)–Yerevan’s “Golden Apricot” Film Festival will honor the Chairman of the European Film Academy Vim Venders and Iranian film titan Daryush Mehrju with the “Golden Apricot” award during this year’s film festival.
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