8th Golden Apricot Yerevan International Film Festival

Armenia, July 10 - July 17 2011

The jury

Birgit Beumers (UK), Övgü Gökçe (Turkey), David Pavel Vardazarian (Armenia)

Awarded films

The 8th Golden Apricot International Film Festival in Yerevan, Armenia, ran from 10-17 July 2011, offering a number of finely selected programs, including international feature and documentary competitions, an Armenian panorama and a new program of short films called “Stone” — the apricot kernel. The festival presented a retrospective of Béla Tarr, who had come to Yerevan for the occasion and to receive a special award from the hands of the fest’s president Atom Egoyan at the closing ceremony. (Birgit Beumers)

Golden Apricot Yerevan International Film Festival: www.gaiff.com