GOLDEN APRICOT YEREVAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
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GOLDEN APRICOT YEREVAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

GOLDEN APRICOT YEREVAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

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0001 YEREVAN, ARMENIA

Activity

Film Festival

Description

HISTORYThe annual GOLDEN APRICOT International Film Festival formed in 2004 in Yerevan- the capital of the Republic of Armenia. It was established by the “Golden Apricot” Fund for Cinema Development, the Armenian Association of Film Critics and Cinema Journalists, supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia, the Ministry of Culture of Republic of Armenia and Benevolent Fund for Cultural Development. The organizers of the Golden Apricot International Film Festival are: Harutyun Khachatryan, Film Director and Festival Director; Mikayel Stamboltsyan, Film Critic and Program Director; and Susanna Harutyunyan, Film Critic and Artistic Director. Internationally acclaimed Canadian-Armenian director Atom Egoyan was named President of the festival in 2005.