Pomegranate Movie Festival To Celebrate Armenian Icons Plus The New Armenia

This current year Pomegranate movie Festival, that may run from November 13th-17th in three theatres in Toronto, will emphasize Armenian social icons such as for instance Aram Khachaturian, Komitas and Grigor Narekatsi, alongside movies concentrating on Armenia’s prevailing positive mood after 2018 Velvet Revolution.

Enthusiasts of music will enjoy the film that is historical Sabre Dance, directed by Yusup Razykov and made by Ruben Dishdishyan (The Cut). This cinematic film takes us on a journey to Russia in 1942, where in fact the Leningrad Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet ended up being finding your way through 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 very performed melodies in history. Ambarstum Kabanyan provides a effective part as the brilliant composer, who kept their connections to their Armenian origins while navigating the harsh governmental environment associated with Soviet Union.

A screening that is private of may also be presented. Arman Nshanyan’s film movie stars Samvel Tadevosian because the role that is lead that is understood for their previous movies, Gyank ou Griv and Bravo Virtuoso. Encouraged by real occasions, the movie centers around a childhood relationship, spanning through the years 1881 until 1915, whenever Komitas performed their final concert. Continue reading “Pomegranate Movie Festival To Celebrate Armenian Icons Plus The New Armenia”