Iran’s Nobakht among Armenian festival’s jury members

Iranian filmmaker and producer Elaheh Nobakht is among the jury members at the 9th edition of Armenia’s Apricot Tree International Documentary Film Festival.
Other jury members at the 9th edition of the event include Italian artist Vigհen Avetis, and French filmmaker Vincent Sorrel, Mehr news agency reported.
Nobakht, who is also the CEO of ELI Image, an international production and distribution film company, has already, been a jury member at several other international film festivals, including the 18th International Oriental Film Festival of Geneva, the Religion Today Film Festival in the Italian town of Trento, the Beirut International Women’s Film Festival in Lebanon, and Mena International Film Festival in the
Recently, she was introduced at the Cannes Film Festival Market as one of the top 10 producers, with a promising future in world cinema.
Established in 2015 by Filmadaran Film Culture Development NGO, Apricot Tree (ATIEFF) is a documentary film festival that takes place annually in August in the Armenian village of Ujan. Not only do selected participants get to see their films projected on the big screen in Ujan Park under the open sky but, more importantly, they live among the villagers in their houses, share bread and watch films with them, while getting to experience Armenian culture

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