Topic: film

YEREVAN / LONDON  – Iranian film and theater director and writer Navid Mikhak was born in 1990, in Khorramabad, Iran. In 2005 he began to study theater in Khorramabad School of Fine Arts; after he went to the University of the Arts in[...]

WATERTOWN — Usually when we think about the creators of films the names of directors or producers, or maybe scriptwriters, come to mind, alongside the actors. We seldom think about the art and technical aspects involved in the actual[...]

NEW YORK — In light of the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Artsakh — with Azerbaijan’s blockade of the Lachin Corridor creating a deepening food, health, and humanitarian crisis for the 120,000 Armenians now trapped in the republic[...]

YEREVAN / ISTANBUL — Kevork Malikyan (born in 1943) is a British-Armenian actor and teacher. He spent seven years training for priesthood at the Surp Haç (Holy Cross) Armenian High School Seminary in Istanbul, then moved to London in[...]

YEREVAN — Italian film director Giuliano Montaldo, during his visit to Armenia in 1974, said the following in an interview: “A film editor of Armenian origin, named Baghdikian, works in Italy. I have worked with him often; he is a[...]

DETROIT — Jivan Avetisyan is a filmmaker from Artsakh. His latest film, “Gate to Heaven,” is on a worldwide tour, being shown in various countries, including in the US, where it was distributed through AMC Theatres. Avetisyan is[...]

FAIR LAWN, N.J. — “Empires Fail, Glory Fades, His Music Could Not be Silenced” describes the essence of “Songs of Solomon” which was filmed in Artsakh and Armenia with Armenian actors at the beginning of 2020, before COVID and[...]

ALEXANDRIA, Egypt — Actress Nora Armani was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the opening ceremony of the Alexandria Film Festival’s 38th edition on Wednesday, October 5, at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, in presence of[...]

WATERTOWN — A full-feature art film made in Armenia is a treat, as post-independence cinema suffered a decline from its status in the Soviet period. “Amerikatsi” (meaning “American” in Armenian) is a new trilingual film (with[...]

YEREVAN / ATHENS — Film director, producer, and creative writer Vasken Berberian was born in Athens and lived in Italy for more than 35 years. In 1977-1982 he studied engineering science at University of Toronto and has worked most of[...]