CIRO GUERRA (Film Director, Colombia)

Ciro Guerra was born in Cesar, Colombia, in 1981. He studied film and television at the National University of Colombia. At the age of 21, after directing four multi-award winning short films, he wrote and directed The Wandering Shadows, his feature directorial debut, which won awards at the San Sebastian, Toulouse, Mar del Plata, Trieste, Havana, Quito, Cartagena, Santiago and Warsaw IFFs, and was selected for 60 more, including Tribeca, Locarno, Seoul, Pesaro, Seattle, Hamburg, Kolkata, Rio de Janeirօ, Istanbul and Guadalajara.

His second feature film The Wind Journeys was part of the Official Selection – un Certain Regard of the Cannes FF in 2009. It was released in 17 countries and selected in 90 festivals, including Toronto, Rotterdam, San Sebastian, Hong Kong, Jerusalem and London, receiving different awards in Cannes, Santa Barbara, Malaga, Santiago, Bogota and Cartagena.

Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 15:00
AGBU Armenia (2/2 Melik-Adamyan Str.)

Free entrance.


RUI NOGUEIRA (Writer / Film Historian, France)

Rui Nogueira is the writer of “French director Jean-Pierre Melville” and will lecture about famous filmmaker.

Jean-Pierre Melville (1917- 1973) Though remembered now primarily for his intense, spare 1960s gangster films, French filmmaker Jean-Pierre Melville had a startlingly varied career, encompassing wartime dramas, psychosexual character studies, and a collaboration with Jean Cocteau.

Jean-Pierre Grumbach (he would eventually change his name to Melville to honor the American author of Moby Dick) fought during World War II, first in the French army and then in the Resistance; those experiences would often inspire his work to come.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 15:00
AGBU Armenia (2/2 Melik-Adamyan Str.)

Free entrance.


ILDIKÓ ENYEDI (Film Director, Hungary)

Ildikó Enyedi has started her career as a concept and media artist. She was a member of the art group Indigo and the Balázs Béla Studio, the only independent film studio in Eastern Europe before 1989. She later turned to feature film directing and script writing, wrote and directed five features and several shorts. With these works she’s won more than forty international prizes.

She lectures at European master classes (Switzerland, Poland) and teaches at the University of Film and Theatrical Arts in Budapest.

She was founding member of EUCROMA, the European Cross Media Academy. In 2011, she defended her DLA paper Summa cum Laude in the field of Transmedia (Created Worlds/The Relationship of Technique and Fantasy in Moving images). Member of the European Film Academy. She was awarded the Balázs Béla and the Merited Artist Prizes, and has received the Republic President’s Order of Merit Cross.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 15:00
AGBU Armenia (2/2 Melik-Adamyan Str.)

Free entrance.


In the frames of Armenia International Music Festival and Competition you are cordially invited to participate in Abgar Muradyan Duo Concert. The concert will take place:

Monday, July 10, 20:00
AGBU Armenia (2/2 Melik-Adamyan Str.)

Free entrance.


BORIS KHLEBNIKOV (Film Director, Russia)

Boris Khlebnikov took a course in film studies at VGIK. He gave his debut with the internationally successful Roads to Koktebel (Koktebel, 2003, co-dir. Alexey Popogrebsky), which won the Philip Morris Award at KVIFF 2003. His next film, Free Floating (Svobodnoe plavanie, 2006), shown in Venice’s Orizzonti section, earned him Best Director at Kinotavr in Sochi, Best Film from the Russian Guild of Film Critics, and Best Film at the Warsaw IFF; the movie was also presented at KVIFF.

His short film Shame (Pozor) was part of the story showcase Short Circuit (Korotkoe zamykanie, 2009), premiered in Orizzonti at the Venice IFF. Help Gone Mad (Sumashedshaya pomoshch, 2009) received its premiere in Berlin’s Forum and, four years later, the director returned to the Berlinale with A Long and Happy Life (Dolgaya schastlivaya zhizn, 2013). His resent film Arrhythmia won Best Film at Kinotavr in Sochi.

Monday, July 10, 2017, 15:00 
AGBU Armenia (2/2 Melik-Adamyan Str.)

Free entrance

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