Terry George to preside over Golden Apricot feature film jury

Terry George to preside over Golden Apricot feature film jury

PanARMENIAN.Net - Irish screenwriter, director Terry George will be president of the Golden Apricot 19th Yerevan IFF International Feature Film competition jury, the festival said Wednesday, June 8.

He was nominated for two Oscars: Best Writing, (Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium) for "In the Name of the Father", and Best Writing (Original Screenplay) for "Hotel Rwanda". In 2012, he received an Academy Award in the live action short film category for "The Shore".

Famous works include "The Boxer", "Some Mother's Son, "In the Name of the Father, Hotel Rwanda, other movies.

George's films feature global movie stars such as Helen Mirren, Daniel Day-Lewis, Bruce Willis, Colin Farrell, Joaquin Phoenix and others.

In 2016, George directed the film "The Promise" about the Armenian Genocide, starring Oscar Isaac, Charlotte Le Bon, James Cromwell, Christian Bale, Angela Sarafyan and other actors.

The 19th Golden Apricot Yerevan International Film Festival will take place on July 10-17 this year. As always, this year, the International Film Festival will present to the public films from different countries of the world in the competition sections, as well as films from the most prestigious festivals.

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