Yerevan Honors Mehrjouei, Wenders


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Mon, 21 Jul 2008 11:33:03

Iran’S Dariush Mehrjouei (L) And Germany’S Wim Wenders Armenia’S
Golden Apricot Int’L Film Festival Has Granted Lifetime achievement
awards to filmmakers Dariush Mehrjouei and Wim Wenders.

Renowned Iranian filmmaker Mehrjouei and acclaimed German director
Wenders received this year’s Golden Apricot lifetime achievement
award in the Armenian capital Yerevan.

The international festival dedicated special screenings to prominent
films by both Mehrjouei and Wenders, who will chair the Venice film
festival this year.

Mehrjouei’s award winning films The Pear Tree and The Postman as
well as Wenders’ Cannes competition film The Palermo Shooting were
screened during the program.

The 5th Golden Apricot International Film Festival ran from July 13
to 20 in the Armenian capital Yerevan.