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.