Golden Apricot International Film Festival Leave For Javakhk


11.08.2009 16:42 GMT+04:00

/PanARMENIAN.Net/ The International Film Festival Golden Apricot will
visit Javakhk for the second time. 6 movies participated in the Golden
Apricot 6-th International Film Festival will be presented again in the
framework of the "Golden Apricot on wheels" in Akhalkalaki. Dwellers of
Akhalkalaki will watch the work of the Georgian film director Georgi
Ovashvili, main prize- winner of this year, the film "The other bank"
and "Boundary" documentary by Harutyun Khachatryan.

"Such cultural programs are certainly to bridge the gap between
Armenia and Georgia," Ashot Melkonyan, director of the Institute of
Armenian History, told a press conference today in Yerevan. "We must
remember that Javakhk shouldn’t become a bone of contention between
our countries, on the contrary, it is a binding part of the fraternal
peoples," he said "Golden Apricot on wheels" will be opened at the
House of Culture of Akhalkalak with screening of the masterpiece of
Sergei Paradjanov "Color of pomegranate", which celebrated its 40th
anniversary this year.

According to festival director Harutyun Khachatryan, "Golden Apricot
on wheels" to be organized next year in other regions of Georgia
populated by Armenians.

Demonstrations will be free of charge. "Golden Apricot on Wheels"
is implemented through cooperation with the Tbilisi International
Film Festival and the National Cinema Center of Georgia.