Turkish directors to attend Armenian film festival

Turkish directors to attend Armenian film festival

Turkish film-producers and directors working on Turkish-Armenian film projects feature in the Armenian film festival. Director Özcan Alper, who is known for his film “Sonbahar” (Autumn), and Enis Rıza will be guests of honor from Turkey at the festival.

The International Golden Apricot artistic director, Susanna Harutyunyan said Armenian viewers had a growing interest in Turkish films.

“Directors from Turkey attract quite a lot of attention from the Armenian public. A good example was ‘Once Upon a Time in Anatolia’ last year.” Harutyunyan added.

Harutyunyan said the festival would invite and host Turkish journalists for the first time this year. During the festival, 150 films will be shown and they will have a special program of Turkish films.

The 9th annual International Golden Apricot Film Festival will be held between July 8 and 15.

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