This season Pomegranate movie Festival, that will run from November 13th-17th in three theatres in Toronto, will emphasize Armenian cultural icons such as for instance Aram Khachaturian, Komitas and Grigor Narekatsi, alongside movies targeting Armenia’s prevailing positive mood after 2018 Velvet Revolution.
Fans of music will take pleasure in the film that is historical Sabre Dance, directed by Yusup Razykov and generated by Ruben Dishdishyan (The Cut). This film that is cinematic us on a journey to Russia in 1942, where in fact the Leningrad Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet was get yourself ready for Khachaturian’s ballet Gayane. Underneath the close view of Soviet authorities, Khachaturian created their famed Sabre Dance in less than eight hours being an ode to their Armenian history. This little bit of music would be perhaps one of the most melodies that are performed history. Ambarstum Kabanyan provides a role that is powerful the brilliant composer, whom kept his connections to their Armenian origins while navigating the harsh governmental environment for the Soviet Union.
A screening that is private of can also be presented. Arman Nshanyan’s film movie stars Samvel Tadevosian since the lead role, who’s recognized for his previous movies, Gyank ou Griv and Bravo Virtuoso. Influenced by real activities, the movie centers around a youth relationship, spanning through the full years 1881 until 1915, whenever Komitas performed their final concert.
Erken Kisher (long evening), directed by Edgar Baghdasaryan, could be the Armenian selection for Best Foreign Film during the future Academy Awards. The movie is comprised of three chapters, all separate stories, evolving in a inverted chronology to the full time associated with famed medieval poet Grigor Narekatsi. Continue reading “Pomegranate Movie Festival To Celebrate Armenian Icons Plus The Brand Brand Brand New Armenia”