8th Golden Apricot to start on July 10
14:53 – 05.06.11
The 8th annual Golden Apricot International Film Festival will start
on July 10 this year in Yerevan.
Film screenings and discussions on the topic of cinema will be part of
the festival. The program will include both international
documentaries and feature films.
Another focus of the festival this year will be the 20th anniversary
of the declaration of independence of the Republic of Armenia.
Films shot by foreign directors about Armenians and Armenia will also
be screened. Special attention will be paid to filmmakers Roman
Balayan, Edmond Keosayan and Dmitry Keosayants.
Yerevan’s Nairi Cinema will also be operational during the festival.
Besides, the digital versions of those films will be screened at the
Yerevan State Institute of Film and Cinematography, in Puppet Theatre
and Narekatsi Art Centre.
The 8th Golden Apricot Film Festival will be held through the
assistance of Armenia’s Ministry of Culture.
The partner of the festival is Armenia’s largest mobile operator VivaCell-MTS.