GOLDEN APRICOT IFF: Day ThreeBack 13 July 2016 10:45
Katia Filippova (Insight, International Feature Competition), Arnaud Khayadjanian (Stony Paths, Armenian Panorama), Naré Mkrtchyan (The Other Side of Home, Armenian Panorama) and Izudin Bayrovic (The Prosecutor, The Defender, The Father And His Son, International Feature Competition) presented their competition films to the media.
At the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) a meeting/master class was held by Želimir Žilnik (Serbia). On the second half of the day The Road photo exhibition by one of GOLDEN APRICOT IFF’s best friends, renowned moviemaker and recently deceased Abbas Kiarostami was presented at DALAN ART GALLERY.
One of the highlights of the third day was SHAKESPEARE LIVES IN FILM։ the opening film of the program was The Tempest by Derek Jarman.
GERMAN FILM DAY was celebrated with the screening of 24 weeks by Anne Zohra Berrached.
With a red carpet ceremony, The last Inhabitant (Armenian Panorama National Competition) by Jivan Avetisyan, had its premier.
At TUMO Center for Creative Technologies Albert Mkrtchyan’s A merry bus was screened, as part of the “Armenian Cinema. Modern Times” program.
Retrospective of Želimir Žilnik was opend with the screenings of his short films. The Serbian director was also awarded with a Parajanov Thaler .
Later on, film screenings continued in Boghosyan Gardens with Prospero’s Books by Peter Greenaway.
The third day of the festival was again wrapped up at a midnight meeting at The Club.