Rolan 13-th International Film Festival kicks off

On November 7 at 19:00, Rolan 13th International Film Festival will kick off at Moscow Cinema. 

This year, the festival has received 950 applications from around 57 countries. Of these, 180 films have been included in competition and non-competition programs. Rolan Film Festival opens this year with Oscar-winning film /Singer/ filmmaker Christophe Deac, Hungary. The festival program included in 2017 best screened children’s films, master classes, creative evenings, premieres, international film festivals, workshops, roundtables, exhibitions, concerts, meetings at public schools and art centres. 

The events are planned to be held at Moscow Cinema, Moscow House Cultural Centre, Yerevan State Institute of Theatre and Cinema, Armenian-Russian / Slavonic University, Russian Centre for Science and Culture, Tumo Centre for Creative Technologies, Culture House of alverdi, Gavar Orphanage and elsewhere. Within the framework of the festival guests from Russia, France, Germany, Slovakia, Hungary, Czech Republic, Poland will arrive in Yerevan. 

Will be held special presentations of “Nikostratos pelican” (France) and “Yeralash” (Boris Grachevsky, Russia) films and screening of Karen Shahnazarov’s “Anna Karenina, the premieres of Vronski “/ Russia /,” The miracles of Mountains.unexpected company “(directed by Tobias Wieman, Germany), and” Wendy “(Germany) films. 

The junior jury of each category of the 13th Festival will consist of children from the provinces of Lori (Vanadzor and Alaverdi, Teghout and Shnogh Communities) and Gegharkunik (Gavar), as well as from the soldiers of the RA and Artsakh military units. The closing ceremony of the festival will take place on November 11 at 19:00 at Moscow Cinema, during which films will be summarized and the prize-winning films will be announced and Grand Prix and other prize nominations will be handed over. 

Prospectus download here.