PM Pashinyan Attends Premiere of Jivan Avetisyan’s “Gate to Heaven”

Pashinyan congratulates the actors during the premiere of “Gate To Heaven” in Yerevan, October 17

Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan attended the premiere of “Gate to Heaven,” a drama film about Artsakh, which centers on the April War of 2016.

Directed by Jivan Avetisyan, the movie was filmed in Armenia, Artsakh and Lithuania. Co-producing countries are Armenia, Lithuania, Germany, France, USA, Bulgaria, Czech Republic and Italy.

The cast features both international stars and well-known Armenian actors. After the Yerevan premiere, the “Gate to Heaven” will be screened in Artsakh.

“Gate to Heaven” centers on Robert Stenvall, a European journalist, who returns to Artsakh in 2016 to cover the war, which resumed after a shaky 22-year-ceasefire. During his time in Artsakh, Stenvall meets Sophia Martirosyan a young Opera singer and daughter of a missing photojournalist Edgar Martirosyan whom Robert left behind in captivity in the village during the fall of Talish in 1992.