YEREVAN, JULY 1, ARMENPRESS: Relatives and close friends of Sergey Parajanov, an outstanding Armenian film director, arrived in Yerevan from Ukraine, Russia, Iran and Georgia to join a set of events that are being held from July 1 to July 4 in commemoration of his 80-th birth anniversary. The events are part of the Golden Apricot international film festival that opened in Yerevan June 30.
Zaven Sarkisian, the director of Parajanov Museum in Yerevan, said the guests will tour across several sites in Armenia, favored by the director. Also an installation, designed by Rafael Virling from France will be held in Yerevan. Today a documentary shot by Parajanov’s nephew, Georgy Parajanov, about his uncle and called I Died in my Childhood was screened at Moskva cinema house. It was also shown at a recent festivals in Cannes and Moscow.