YEREVAN. – Two films were shot with the participation of Deep Purple vocalist Ian Gillan.
Videos made during the visit of rock-singers [Ian Gillan (Deep Purple) and Tony Iommi (Black Sabbath, Heaven & Hell)] to Armenia and Gillan’s interview within ‘Armenia is Grateful to Rock’ project in October, 2009, served as basis for ‘Pictures of Home’ documentary.
ArmRusGasprom is a sponsor of ‘Pictures of Home’ film. One copy of a CD will be distributed to Armenian musical schools.
Gillan speaks about religion, God, culture and presents himself as a human being with deep and psychological views.
The other film ‘Chopin’s Story by Ian Gillan from Deep Purple,’ which was shot last year, won four international awards, including a Brazilian film festival in Florianópolis, where it won in the best documentary film category.
The rock stars promised to help rebuilding the Gyumri No. 6 musical school during their 2009 visit to Armenia.