PRO SHAMIRAM
PRO SHAMIRAM

PRO SHAMIRAM

Director Mariam Ohanyan

Production year 2017

Length 47min.

Country Armenia

SYNOPSIS

Aida Simon is a dancer, actress, choreographer, teacher and a fitness bikini model. She works any job that she can just to stay afloat. We witness her as she prepares for the play Pro Shamiram. The plot of the play is based on the ancient Armenian legend Ara the Beautiful and Shamiram, which tells the story of the powerful Assyrian queen Shamiram who falls in love with the Armenian king Ara the Beautiful. Dilemma in Aida’s life transmits through the play and she becomes Shamiram.

CAST & CREW

Mariam Ohanyan
Mariam Ohanyan

Director

Producer

Mariam Ohanyan

Script

Mariam Ohanyan

Director of Photography

Mariam Ohanyan

Sound

Samvel Mkrtchyan

Edit

Samvel Mkrtchyan

Production company

Liza Production

Mariam Ohanyan

She was born in Yerevan, Armenia. Graduated from Yerevan State University, Department of Applied Mathematics, and then was post-graduated student of Department of Sociology, graduated also Courses of Filmmakers. Her films participated in different film festivals and received prizes. Since 2000, she is director of Legal Gender Cultural Foundation “Liza”. Since 2004, Mariam Ohanyan is the director of International Women’s Film Festival “Kin”.


Filmography

From Monologue to Dialogue (2000), Armenian Women and Politics (2001), The Voices (2002), We Are the Colors of Our Earth (2004), The Diary of Pregnant Women (2004), I Am Taking Pictures of Shushi (2005), Larger than Life (2006), Son, Get Back Home (2007), Jrarat, Miniatures (2007), Zone of Silence (2009), The Girl with Matches (2010), The Butterfly (2010), Three Colors of the Woman (2011), Sea Monster (2012), Armenia: Invisible Country (2013), We Are from Ani (2014), The Guardian of Tsughrut (2014), The Ancestors’ Dissolving Shadows (2015), Musa Dagh (2016), Pro Shamiram (2017).

FILMS 2018