Ruben Gevorgyants Selection
Parajanov. The Last Collage
Producer A. Hamel (France)
This is a collage film about the life and career of famous film director Sergey Parajanov. The documentary comprises interviews taken from famed people and figures of world culture: J.-L. Godard, T. Guerra, M. Vladi and others. This is the first French-Armenian co-production.
1995 “Centaur” Jury Special Prize, IFF St. Petersburg, (Russia)
1995 Participation at the Cannes IFF
1999 “Pomegranate” Grand Prix at the Film Festival devoted to Parajanov, Yerevan (Аrmenia)
The non-traditional and polemic image of Armenia is represented in the documentary trough a mosaic assembled of short stories about the people of incredible destinies.
One parts runs about famous film director S. Parajanov, the other one – about A. Tarkovsky.
1988 Grand Prix, Amsterdam (Holland)
1988 Jury Special Prize, Sverdlovsk (Russia)
1988 Audience Jury Special Prize, Nyon (Switzerland)
1990 Special Diploma, Hong Kong
Autumn of the Magician
Directors: R. Gevorgyants, V. Gevorgyants
Producers: R. Jaghinyan, V. Gevorgyants
Monologue of the world famed scriptwriter and poet Tonino Guerra about his life and his friends.
2008 IFF Grand Prix “New cinema XXI century”, Moscow (Russia)
2008 Grand Prix IFF “Golden Tambourine” in Khanty-Mansiysk (Russia)
2009 Award of the President of RA
2010 Grand Prix of CIS, IFF “Falling Leaves”, Minsk (Belarus)
Blue Wind and the Smell of Almonds
The documentary essay is about an Armenian artist, Gayane Khachatryan, residing in Tbilisi. It runs about her amazing pieces of art.
The documentary runs about the hard life of writer Alexan Mekhakyan in early 90s, who had to settle down in countryside and cultivate a rocky soil to subsist his family.
1994 “Arsenal” Prize, IFF Riga (Latvia)
The documentary essay is about an 83-year old amateur painter Asatur Chermakyan. He paints on garage gates and walls, and doesn’t even despair when garage owners paint over his beautiful pieces of art.
1980 Jury Prize, IFF “Youth-80”, Kiev (Ukraine)
1981 Grand Prix, IFF Oberhausen (Germany)
1981 Jury Special Prize, IFF Vilnius (Lithuania)
The documentary is about a driver and a mechanic Andranik Terteryan, about his unique collection of watches and his watchmaking skills.
1982 “Tartu” Jury Special Prize, IFF Tallinn (Estonia)
The documentary is about routine life in a Yerevan nursing home, about generation gap, morals and values.
1985 Grand Prix for the best short film, IFF Minsk (Belarus)
They are well over 60, but seem not to grow old. They live an active life. Every night they gather and dance. Dance is a life.
1972 Special Diploma, IFF Krakow (Poland)
1972 Diploma, IFF Oberhausen (Germany)
Thoughts on love and betrayal, life and faith.