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TEHRAN –(Iranart)- Armenian filmmaker Aram Shahbazyan and actor Aren Vatyan will attend the Armenian Film Week in Iran.

The film week is scheduled to be held at the Iranian Artists Forum in Tehran, the Hoveizeh Cinema Complex in Mashhad and the Golestan Cinema Complex in Shiraz from July 23 to 29, the organizers announced in a press release on Saturday.

Shahbazyan is a graduate of Yerevan State Institute of Theatre and Cinema. He has also studied film directing in France. He currently works for Shoghakat TV, a TV company in Yerevan.

“Report during Supper” (1995), “Lavash” (1997), “Inside & Outside” (1999), “Don’t Be Afraid” (2007), and “Yerevan Ragtime” (2008) are among Shahbazyan’s noteworthy credits.

Stage and screen actor Vatyan, famous for his roles in “Lake Van” (2011), “Here” (2011) and “Do Not Be Afraid” (2007), also works at Yerevan’s Drama Theater. 

He made his first short film “The Clay Man” in 2012.

A lineup of movies by filmmakers from the Republic of Armenia is scheduled to be screened during the film week in Iran.

The event has been organized in collaboration with Iran’s Art and Experience Cinema and the Embassy of Armenia in Tehran.


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