Golden Apricot IFF presents non-competition progra

Organizers of the Golden Apricot Yerevan International Film Festival today presented this year’s non-competition film programs.

The conference speakers- Michael Stamboltsyan (GAIFF Programme Director) and Varvara Hovhannisyan (Head of guest service) Ani Hakobyan (GAIFF “Armenians: internal & external view” coordinator) presented the Yerevan Premieres, Tributes and Retrospectives sections.

Non-competition programs will traditionally feature the best and award-winning films from Cannes, Berlin and Venice IFF’s.

More than 70 films will be presented in the non-competition sections.


The Net

 Kim Ki-duk (South Korea)

The Woman Who Left

 Lav Diaz (Philippines)

A Family Affair

 Tom Fassaert (The Netherlands)

Ghost Town to Havana

 Eugene Corr (USA)

The Day After

 Hong San-soo (South Korea)

On Body and Soul

 Ildiko Enyedi (Hungary)

The Other Side of Hope

 Aki Kaurismäki (Finland)

Touch of the Wind

 Olga Veremeeva, Elena Demidova (Russia)

Six Musicians and the City

 Tatiana Danielyants՛ (Russia)

The Cat from Havana

 Dacio Malta (Brazil)

The Square

 Ruben Östlund (Sweden)

The Killing of a Sacred Deer

 Yorgos Lanthimos (UK/Ireland/USA)

Amant Double

 Francois Ozon (France)

In the Fade

 Fatih Akin (Germany)


The Retrospective program will present the selected works of famous director Hugh Hudson, who is also the head of the Main Competition Jury this year.

Chariots of Fire

 Hugh Hudson (UK)


 Hugh Hudson (UK)

Finding Altamira

 Hugh Hudson (Spain)


A tribute will be paid to influential French director Jean-Pierre Melville on the occasion of his 100th anniversary. Five select films will be screened.

The Army of Shadows

 Jean-Pierre Melville (France/Italy)

24 Hours in the Life of a Clown

 Jean-Pierre Melville (France)

Leon Morin, Priest

 Jean-Pierre Melville (France/Italy)

The Silence of the Sea

 Jean-Pierre Melville (France)

The Red Circle

 Jean-Pierre Melville (France/Italy)

Andrzej Wajda’s last film Afterimage will also be screened. The great Polish master passed away last year in the age of 90, so the screening of his last film will also be a way of paying tribute to him.


 Andrzej Wajda (Poland)

Biographical films will be screened on the occasions of Frunze Dovlatyan’s (90), Yuri Yerznkyan’s (95) and Sergey Israyelyan’s (80) anniversaries.

A destiny portrait. Yuri Yerznkyan

 Eduard Hambardzumyan

Serik/ a documentary about Sergey Israelyan

 Eduard Hambardzumyan

A talk with Frunze Dovlatyan

 Eduard Hambardzumyan


The program will include 36 films by Armenian directors, as well as foreign productions about Armenia and Armenians.

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