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In this 2017 video essay, film scholar James Steffen (“The Cinema of Sergei Parajanov”) offers a close reading of the symbols and references in THE COLOR OF POMEGRANATES.
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This candid 2003 documentary profiles Sergei Parajanov, and includes interviews with the filmmaker and actor Sofiko Chiaureli.
Aired March 6, 1977, on the TF1 program “Foi et traditions des chrétiens orientaux,” and directed by Carlos de los Llanos, this program details the life of Armenian poet Sayat-Nova, the inspiration for the film THE COLOR OF POMEGRANATES.
This 2015 experimental short documentary by Martiros M. Vartanov, founder of the Parajanov-Vartanov Institute, pays stylistic tribute to filmmakers Sergei Parajanov and Mikhail Vartanov.