Fresco: International Spiritual Festival of Modern Art

Fresco: International Spiritual Festival of Modern Art
st. Raffi 99/1.1
Yerevan, Armenia

Tel: +37410 733 354, +374 91 733554

2018, Accepting submissions
Submission deadline: Thu 10th May 18
Fri 20th Jul to Sat 28th Jul

Festival Overview

The main goals of the festival
- Promote the reestablishment of love, solidarity and human values in public with the help of moral and cultural dialogue
- Spread international and interreligious tolerance
- Make and develop spiritual-moral films and increase the public demand towards them as an important social-cultural factor
- Activate the contact between cultural representatives and create successful cooperation field, interchange professional experience


The Awards
The awards will be given in the following categories:
Best message of "Faith"
Best message of "Hope"
Best message of "Love"
Best message of "Peace"
Best message of "Courage"
Best message of "Humanism"
Best message of "Patriotism"
Best message of "The Hero of Our Time"

The selection committee can add an extra award category according to his discretion.

The pre-selection of the films is performed by the Pre-selection Committee. The selection committee is formed by festival organizers.

All the selected films will be considered as winners. All the participants will be given diplomas and souvenirs.


Action Adaptation Adventure Animation Art-house Black Black Comedy Children Comedy Documentary Drama Educational Experimental Family Fantasy Foreign Language French Historical Independent Music Video Mystery National Natural History Reality Religious Romance Short Silent Sport Student Teen Women

Known festival contacts Contacts
Fresco International Festival
Yeranuhi Mantashyan
Film Coordinator


Open to the public


The festival involves those types of films of the world (fiction, animation, full-length, short, debut and so on) which reject wars, ecological disasters, violence, discrimination and preach peace, tolerance, humanism, kindness, patriotism; cover the actual family problems, and are aimed at restoring family values, giving spiritual and moral education to the youth, and are about healthy lifestyle and positive world outlook

The section of films includes any kinds of films which were shot after January 2013.


The presented films must not contain
-Scenes and plots that offend religious feelings (of different religions)
-Scenes of cruelty and violence
-Scenes containing advertisement
-Plots promoting the use of drugs, cigarettes and alcohol
-Erotic scenes
The pre-selection of the films is performed by the Pre-selection Committee.

For participating in this film festival project one must fill in the application form in our official website, in the section "For participants"
The films for pre selection are accepted till June 10, 2016.
Display version of the selected films must be presented till June 25, 2016.
The results of the pre selection of films will be available on June 20, 2016.
The organizers of the festival guarantee that the films will not be transferred to anyone in pursuit of profit. The directorate of the festival reserves the right to use scenes and photos from the films for advertising purposes.
"Fresco" festival is a non-profit project and all the exhibitions will be free to attend.


There are no entry fees associated with this festival

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