20 MIN
July 12th
Cinema House, Grand Hall

After the death of their beloved son Vardan, who was serving as a soldier in the 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh war, Rose and her husband Aksel decide to have a baby boy to keep the memory of Vardan alive. However, their teenage daughter Ani is against this idea, as she lives through grief of her brother's death in a completely different way.

Cast & Crew
Producers: Mkrtich Baroyan, Arthur Sukiasyan
Director: Arthur Sukiasyan
Script: Artavazd Yeghiazaryan, Arthur Sukiasyan
Director of Photography: Moeinoddin Jalali
Production Design: Elina Abovyan
Music: The Deenjes
Sound: Arsen Hakobyan, Hayk Israelyan, Artush Avetisyan
Editing: Armen Baghinyan, Arthur Sukiasyan
Cast: Hasmik Suvaryan, Varag Gevorgyan, Gohar Poghosyan
Production: Kinoket Productions

Arthur Sukiasyan
Born in Gyumri, Armenia, Arthur Sukiasyan is an independent filmmaker. He participated in film workshops worldwide, worked as a film producer and researcher. He is an alumnus of the USC School of Cinematic Arts in Los Angeles (AFS International Documentary Workshop). His debut feature length documentary, Our Atlantis, has shown in a number of international film festivals, including the Nur FF in Toronto, where it won both The Audience Choice and Best Documentary Film Awards. His short documentary film Wound, which had its world premiere at the Visions du Réel IFF (2019), received the Best Film Award of Focus Caucasus Competition at the CineDOC-Tbilisi International Documentary FF (2019), as well as received The best Real Life Cinematic Portrait Award (IFCA) at the Golden Apricot IFF (2019). His current short film Lumen Naturae has been shortlisted by Cannes Semaine de la Critique.

The 8th Day (2006), Meeting (2008), Handsome Boy of Yerevan (2010), Master of Doves (doc., 2010), 8 Minutes of Armenia (doc., 2011), Our Atlantis (doc., 2014), Wound, (short, 2019), Lumen Naturae (short, 2024).