He is one of my all time favourite film directors. For me, he is an Armenian gay icon. And not only for me... for many LGBT Armenians, Georgians, Ukrainians, Russians.... world-wide.
It's with great pleasure, I'd like to let you know that for the first time, a large scale Parajanov festival will be staged in London (+ Bristol) over February-May 2010.
For details, see Unzipped: Gay Armenia
P.S. Btw, today is Parajanov’s birthday. Happy bday, Parajanov!! x
*I made this picture outside the museum of Parajanov in Yerevan, Armenia