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An evening of 4 Peleshian films, November 15, in Yerevan

Four films by Ardavazd Peleshian will be screened on November  15, 2017 at Silk Road Hotel, hosted by Folk Arts HUB Foundation.  The films are Mountain Patrol, Inhabitants,  Seasons of the Year, and two very-shorts from the early 1990s, Life … Continue reading

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“The Color of Pomegranates” Restored

~~From time to time on this blog, I have posted material on the great Soviet film-maker, Sergei Paradjanov.  Today, I am re-posting an important article on Paradjanov’s “The Color of Pomegranates” by James Steffen.  Steffen is a scholar of Paradjanov … Continue reading

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From the archives: Paradjanov

Paradjanov’s Home of the Imagination ~~James Steffen, friend and colleague, informs us on his FB page that today is Paradjanov’s ninetieth birthday.  Steffen is the author of the recently published The Cinema of Sergei Paradjanov. So, this is an opportune … Continue reading

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From my files: Ardavazt Peleshian, poet of montage

~~Ardavazt Peleshian, one of the giants of Soviet-era cinema, has been in the news recently.  Pietro Marcello’s “The Silence of Peleshian” was shown at this years Venice Biennale, which also screened Peleshian’s Seasons.  In March 2010, the Harvard Film Archives … Continue reading

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Meditations on the pomegranate…

There it was, in the middle of the grocery store (a regular one, mind you, and not Whole Foods), with a huge sign announcing its discounted price, in one of these cardboard boxes with the fruits all stacked one on … Continue reading

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