An exclamation: Sergei Paradjanov by Ajay Hothi

22.02.10
The Colour of Pomegranates, Sergei Paradjanov Paradjanov! Flamboyant non-conformist! Anarchic filmmaker; a thorn in the side and a spit in the face of Soviet Russia! Three times imprisoned, who spent five years in a labour camp! Who was lobbied on behalf of by Tarkovsky, Yves Saint Laurent, Francoise Sagan, Godard, Truffaut, Fellini, Bertolucci, Marcello Mastroianni, Antonioni and John Updike! Paradjanov’s Soviet Union is an exclamated sense of ...
Competition: Sergei Paradjanov at the BFI

22.02.10
Shadows of Our Forgotten Ancestors, Sergei Paradjanov Dates: 1-15 March | Location: BFI Southbank, London The BFI introduce the nearest-to-complete survey yet of the work of the late Georgian/Armenian film director and artist Sergei Paradjanov (1929–1990), whose work makes him one of the most visionary directors of all time. In the influential Shadows of Our Forgotten Ancestors (1964), Colour of Pomegranates (1968) and Ashik Kerib (1988), films ...