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Thu, Oct 28
Gate to Heaven

Gate to Heaven

Northern California Premiere!

Thursday, October 28
Doors Open 7pm
Film Begins 7:45pm

Post Film Discussion with Director Jivan Avetisyan

Proceeds Benefit the ARTsakh Arts Foundation

Haunted by his past, German journalist Robert Sternvall returns to Artsakh after 22 years when the Nagorno-Karabakh war reignites to cover the conflict. In the result of his journalistic investigation, Robert meets Sophia Marti, a young opera singer, who happens to be the daughter of missing photojournalist Edgar Martirosyan, whom Robert abandoned in captivity during the fall of the village of Talish of Nagorno-Karabakh in 1992. As their romance develops, Robert's guilty conscience catches up...

Northern California Premier Screening: Arach Media podcast, in collaboration with ARTsakh Arts and Cultural Foundation, along with the Bay Area Armenian community, presents "Gate to Heaven," a film by Golden Apricot Film Festival award winning filmmaker, Jivan Avetisyan. Mr. Avetisyan will be in attendance for the premier, to raise funds for his latest film titled "Revival," which deals with the 2020 war in Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic) and the realities of the aggression against the Armenian people by Azerbaijan, Turkey, and Syrian mercenaries. Join the red carpet entrance, and a Post Film Discussion with the filmmaker after the premier. See the film, support and elevate Artsakh voices.

English, German, French, and Armenian (Artsakhian dialect) with English subtitles
Daily Showtimes
Thu, Oct 28
Film Facts
Running Time
MPAA Rating
Richard Sammel
Tatiana Spivakova
Sos Janibekyan
Benedict Freitag
Naira Zakaryan
Leo Pobedonoscevas
Nina Kronjager
Armen Sargsyan
Directed by
Jivan Avetisyan
Written by
Artavazd Yeghiazarian
Mko Malkhsayan
Admission & Prices

Proceeds Benefit the ARTsakh Arts Foundation

Adult $25
Senior/Student/Child $20

Proof of Covid-19 Vaccination Required

Rialto Cinemas Elmwood requires proof of vaccination for all who enter the theater including customers, guests, vendors and employees ages 12 and above. More Info.