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GAIFF: DAY 5

Back 13 July 2017 19:29
GAIFF: DAY 5

Creative Europe forum continued on the fifth day of the 14th Golden Apricot IFF.

Sophie Goyette (Still night, still light, Feature Competition), Edgar Baghdasaryan (Simon’s way, Armenian Panorama), Hrant Vardanyan (Vocies of Light, Armenian Panorama), Jana Papenbroock (Why is Mr. W. laughing?, Documentary Competition), Tsvetan Dragnev (Village people, Documentary Competition), Vigen Chaldranyan (Alter Ego, Feature Competition) met the journalists during the press conferences.

The director Ciro Guerra had a master class at the AGBU hall and the Tumo Center for Creative Technologies hosted the master class of the screenwriter, director Eugene Corr.

Golden Apricot IFF held its annual award Let There Be Light, founded by His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians. The prize was bestowed upon composer Tigran Mansuryan for his valuable contribution to the world cinema. 

Within the framework of YEREVAN PREMIERES, A Family Affair by Tom Fassaert and A Gentle Creature by Sergei Loznitsa were screened at the Moscow Cinema.

In the Fade by Fatih Akin was screened at the Moscow Cinema in the scopes of German Film Day.

A Press Cocktail was held at Grand Hotel Yerevan: Stamps dedicated to the 125thanniversary of Hamo Beknazaryan were presented. 

The partner of GOLDEN APRICOT IFF- IDeA Foundation was awarded with SILVER APRICOT medal during the evening.

Film screenings continued at Boghossian Gardens with the screening of Attenborough and the Giant Dinosaur by Charlotte Scott and Mahmoud Darwish by Andrey Loshak. The fifth day of the festival was wrapped up with a midnight meeting at The Club.

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