Lav Diaz – Golden Apricot-2020 Jury President
17 September 2020
A few days ago Filipino filmmaker Lav Diaz won Best Director of “Horizons” section at the 77th Venice Film Festival fot the 4th time not leaving Lido without an award.
Among the previous ones - The Golden Lion for "The Woman Who Left" (2016) that had its Yerevan Premiere som months later at Golden Apricot International Film Festival.Among other great achievements - The Golden Leopard at the Locarno Film Festival for " From What Is Before " while in 2016, Diaz's 480-minute film “A Lullaby to the Sorrowful Mystery” followed by dozens of minutes of standing ovations won the Alfred Bauer Silver Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival .
We are proud to announce that Lav Diaz is the President of the Jury of the 17th Golden Apricot Yerevan International Film Festival.