GAIFF Pro, Winter after Winter, Parajanov. The 2nd day of the GAIFF was full of events
08 July 2019
The 16th Golden Apricot IFF has been actively going on. GAIFF Pro, the industry platform within Golden Apricot IFF launched the second edition of C2C Market. Designed for emerging directors from Lesser Caucasus region, market hosts up two three projects and 2 work-in-progress films from each country. This year the platform received 40 projects and 21 work-in-progress films. From July 8 to 11, they will have the opportunity to meet with invited international experts, present their projects and seek funding and partners for future film production.
During the second day of the festival the journalists attended press conference of Jian Xing (Winter after Winter/ full-length films competiton).
On July with the initiative of the National Cinema Center of Armenia Temple of Cinema installation (never used shots from the movie ''The Color of Pomegranate'') was presented. It was dedicated to the 95th anniversary of Sergei Parajanov. Within the framework of this exhibition, held within the 16th Golden Apricot IFF, the audience had the opportunity to enjoy recovered shots of the Parajanov's movie. Ruben Gevorgyant's ''Ashkharhums'' film was also presented.
AGBU hosted rendezvous with British producer Elizabeth Karlsen, who shared her experience with the audience. ''IN FOCUS: Poland'' program opened on July 8. Exhibition of posters of Wojciech Has films was held within the event.
Moscow Cinema Summer Hall hosted open air screening of the film ''The Dreamers'' by Bernardo Bertolucci. Opening of ''Twisted Apricot'' film program was market by Yerevan premiere of the film ''High Life'' by Claire Denis. Tribute to Maria Sahakyan was payed with screening of the film ''The Lighthouse''. The movie ''Palms'' by festival special guest Artour Aristakisian was also screened.