78 MIN
July 10th
Cinema House, Grand Hall
July 10th
Moscow Cinema, Blue Hall

Bogdanas, together with other teenage boys, is being held in a secure center for young people for juvenile misdemeanors - use of drugs, theft, bodily harm. The boys are counting the last days before they are allowed out. However, Bogdanas longs to stay.

Cast & Crew
Producers: Marat Sargsyan, Tatiana Sargsyan
Director: Marat Sargsyan
Script: Marat Sargsyan
Director of Photography: Marat Sargsyan

Marat Sargsyan
Born in Vanadzor, Armenia, in 1978 At the age of 13, Marat Sargsyan started to work in local television as editor and director of photography. In 1994, he moved with his family to Lithuania, where he continued his work on different TV projects. He has made more than ten award-winning music videos. From 2005-2011, Sargsyan entered the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre, where he received a master’s degree in TV and Film Directing. The premiere of the first full-length feature film The Flood Won't Come (2020) took place in the competition program of the Venice FF on International Critics' Week.  A Special Mention of the Jury was presented at the Transylvania IFF (Romania). The film also participated in the competition program of the Baltic States, Tallinn IFF Black Nights (Estonia). Marat Sargsyan participated in the main competition program of the Golden Apricot FF in Yerevan, in the Jeffrey C. Barbakow International Competition Program at the Santa Barbara FF (USA).

Targowa Film Street (doc., 2010), Kino pavasaris (doc., 2010), Lernavan (short, 2009), Father (doc., 2012), The Flood Won't Come (2020), Bogdanas Longs to Stay (2023).