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Armenia – Turkey cinema platform opens at Golden Apricot film festival

19:00, 09.07.2012 Region: World News, Armenia, Turkey Theme: Culture

YEREVAN. – Armenia – Turkey cinema platform opened in Yerevan on Monday within the framework of the 9th annual Golden Apricot international Film Festival. The platform will function till July 11.

“This is my favorite part of the festival,” the founder and director of Golden Apricot Harutyun Khachatryan said adding that it is the friendliest program of the festival.

“I am happy to welcome my dear friends from Turkey. I love them all,” he emphasized saying that cinema can open any doors.

“We first met in 2008. Five years ago a join film production was a mere dream, but today we are working on five projectstogether,” the program coordinator from the Turkish side Cigdem Meter said.

According to her, despite political problems the cooperation in media sphere is developing rather quickly between the two countries.

Armenia – Turkey cinema platform was presented in 2009 at the Istanbul International Film Festival.

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