Albert Mkrtchyan: In memoriam

01 March 2018

Albert Mkrtchyan is one the rare Armenian directors who introduced Armenian actress to the international audience. At the 42nd Venice International Film Festival Galya Novets received Special award for acting in Albert Mkrtchyan’s THE TANGO OF OUR CHILDHOOD. This is an achievement of our cinema that has not been exceeded yet.

Today we received extremely sad news, that Albert Mkrtchyan- the director of THE TANGO OF OUR CHILDHOOD and other publicly beloved films, has passed away. GOLDEN APRICOT IFF expresses condolences to the director’s family, friends and those who love his films.