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Welcome Yankee in Tour of Festivals

Submitted by on Tuesday, 25 June 2013.    296 views No Comment
Welcome Yankee in Tour of Festivals

Welcome Yankee, a short film about a Chechen refugee couple, will be shown at different film festivals throughout Europe and in Bolivia.

After a succesful presentation in the Cannes Film Festival in last month, Welcome Yankee’s young and inspiring director, Benoit Desjardins had the chance to access film festivals in Europe. After Cannes, Welcome Yankee was presented at the Fifth “Filmfest Rejected” in Austria. Upcoming festivals where you have the chance to see the film are below:

2-6 July 2013, in Grenoble, FRANCE : the 36th Open Air Short Film Festival
7-14 July 2013, in Yerevan, ARMENIA : the 10th Yerevan International Film Festival (Golden Apricot)
22-28 July 2013, in Sucre, BOLIVIA : the 9th International Human Rights Film Festival
in Ayvalik, TURKEY: the 2nd Ayvalik International Film Festival

Trailer of Welcome Yankee:

*Text was written by Waynakh Online and edited by Michael Capobianco

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