Armenia disputes “The Color of Pomegranates” film with Ukraine -
Armenian cinematographers are protesting against a screening of Sergey Parajanov’s film “The Color of Pomegranates” at the Cannes Film Festival as a Ukrainian film. Director of the Armenian National Cinema Center Gevorg Gevorkyan emphasized that the film belonged to Armenia, Gazeta.ru reports.
The materials for restoration of the film at the Martin Scorsese World Film Foundation were presented by Armenia and the Russian Film Fund (where almost all Soviet Armenian films were kept), according to Gevorkyan.
Ukrainian media said that the country will be represented at the Cannes Film Festival by “The Color of Pomegranates.”