Cummings Foundation Grant Recipient

Gate to Heaven: New York/New Jersey Film Screening & Discussion ~ Friday, October 8, 2021 ~ In Person Event

AGBU Ararat Armenian Democratic Liberal Party (Ramgavars) NAASR St. Leon Armenian Church (NJ) Tufenkian Foundation

In Person Event ~ at St. Leon Armenian Church 12-61 Saddle River Rd, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410. Masks required.

Friday, October 8, 2021

  • 7:00 pm EDT Outdoor Wine Reception (weather permitting) with Filmmaker
  • 7:45pm EDT Film Screening followed by Discussion. Tickets required. Purchase Tickets for the film here. Proceeds to go toward future film production.

Gate to Heaven Synopsis
Haunted by his past, German journalist Robert Sternvall returns to Artsakh, in 2016, after 22 years when the Nagorno-Karabakh war reignites to cover the conflict. As a result of his journalistic investigation, Robert meets Sophia Marti, a young opera singer, who happens to be the daughter of missing photojournalist Edgar Martirosyan, whom Robert abandoned in captivity during the fall of the village of Talish of Nagorno-Karabakh in 1992. As their romance develops, Robert’s guilty conscience catches up…

Watch the trailer for Gate to Heaven here.
Learn more about the filmmaker Jivan Avetisyan.
To learn more about the film, click on the title Gate to Heaven.

AGBU Ararat
Armenian Democratic Liberal Party-Ramgavars
Daughters of Vartan-Sahaganoush Otyag
Knights of Vartan-Bakradouny Lodge
National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR)
St. Leon Armenian Church
Tufenkian Foundation

Click here for the flyer.

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