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9th Yerevan International Film Festival "Golden Apricot"

Yerevan (Armenia) - 08 July 2012 - 15 July 2012

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Russian films

Feature Film International Competition

In the Fog, 2012

(В тумане)

(Сергей ЛОЗНИЦА)

Living, 2012


(Василий СИГАРЕВ)

Documentary International Competition

The Book of Tundra. The Story of Vukvufal, the Small Stone, 2011

(Книга тундры. Повесть о Bуквукае - маленьком камне)

(Алексей ВАХРУШЕВ)


1937, 2011


(Светозар ГОЛОВЛЕВ)

Insignificant Details Of The Accidental Episode, 2011

(Незначительные подробности случайного эпизода)


Other films

- Venice. Afloat, Tatiana Daniliyants, Russia, 2012
Venice. Afloat is a collage of a single day, showing the life of those Venetians who make up the continuous existence of the city: fishermen, vaporetto captains, policemen and boat builders of all types. The life of these people reflects the city’s ancient maritime culture, its traditions and legends: Venice seen from the water.
- Shoes, Costa Fam, (Russia/Belarus/Poland/Czech Republic/France), 2012
A story of a pair of shoes that starts in the shop window and runs all the way to Auschwitz. Shoes is an international film project dedicated to Holocaust victims. The shooting crew was comprised more than 400 people which is unheard of for a short film project.
- Soro-Lume, Anastasiya Zubova, Alla Limanskaya, (Moldova/Russia), 2011
History about the old man (the inhabitant of the Moldavian village). The old man imitates the death, expecting, that native will arrive even on funeral. But to die still early as the postman brings the letter from the favorite granddaughter of the old man. The granddaughter writes what dreams of a doll “Barbie”. The old man by all means needs to buy to it this doll.
- Arno, Eduard Hambardzumyan, Russia, 2012
The film tells about the great Soviet-Armenian composer Arno Babajanyan. It chronicles places where Babajanyan lived, studied, and worked. Exciting and funny stories are told by composer’s son, Araik Babajanyan, and artists, among them Armen Jigarkhanyan, Yevgeniy Yevtushenko, Iosif Kobzon, Nerses Hovhannisyan, Eduard Mirzoyan, and Aleksandr Harutyunyan.


First prize :

In the Fog (В тумане), 2012, by Sergey LOZNITSA (Сергей ЛОЗНИЦА)

Special Jury prize :

The Book of Tundra. The Story of Vukvufal, the Small Stone (Книга тундры. Повесть о Bуквукае - маленьком камне), 2011, by Aleksey VAKHRUSHEV (Алексей ВАХРУШЕВ)

Jury Special Mention :

Insignificant Details Of The Accidental Episode (Незначительные подробности случайного эпизода), 2011, by Mikhail MESTETSKY (Михаил МЕСТЕЦКИЙ)