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Armenian Film Society Presents Back to Ashtarak
September 1, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm$12.00
Join Armenian Film Society for a screening of Back to Ashtarak, a short documentary about a man who returns to his hometown to relive the happiest moments of his childhood. The evening will consist of a screening of the 20-minute film that begins promptly at 7pm, along with a Q&A with its director, Tigran Nersisian, followed by a reception. Tickets include access to the screening, Q&A, as well as refreshments and small plates. Tickets will not be available at the door.
About the Filmmaker
Tigran Nersisian is a film director born in Armenia, raised in Russia, and currently based in Los Angeles. His work focuses on mental illness, identity, and self-exploration. He holds a BA in directing from UCLA TFT. His thesis film, Out of Mind, which is about depression in the Armenian community, has been screened and awarded at numerous international film festivals.
About Armenian Film Society
Armenian Film Society is a nonprofit organization that shines a spotlight on Armenian films and filmmakers. Founded in 2015 by husband and wife Armen and Mary Karaoghlanian, Armenian Film Society has held over 60+ events around the world with guests such as Atom Eogyan, Mardik Martin, Sev Ohanian, and more.