Film Screening

Gate to Heaven Film Premiere

ARTsakh Arts and Cultural Foundation


Gate to Heaven Film Premiere
21 mars 2020   8:58 AM
Alex Theatre
216 N. Brand Blvd
Glendale, CA 91203
California - United States

GATE TO HEAVEN is an Art House film directed by JIVAN AVETISYAN. Filmed in Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh), the dialogue is primarily in English with some portions in Armenian, German, and French; non-English dialogue will have English subtitles.

ROBERT STERNVALL (50), a German journalist, returns to Artsakh in 2016 to cover the war, which has been reignited after a 22-year ceasefire. During the course of his journalistic investigations, Robert meets SOPHIA MARTI (35), a young opera singer, who happens to be the daughter of missing photojournalist Edgar Martirosyan, whom Robert had abandoned in captivity during the fall of the village of Talish in 1992. Robert and Sophia’s frequent rendezvous ignite a passionate romance…

Director JIVAN AVETISYAN is best known for his previous feature films, Tevanik (2014) and The Last Inhabitant (2016).




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