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Armenia, 1982 (MIFF 2011, Artavazd Pelechian Program)

Director: Artavazd Pelechian

Our Century (1982) leans towards political satire in its mesmerising, cosmic look at the Cold War-era space race.

D Artavazd Pelechian P Studio Erevan WS Films Sans Frontières L no dialogue TD 35mm/1972

Our Century screens as part of the Artavazd Pelechian Shorts program, along with We and The Season.

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