Father Abel Kartashyan

“I came to priesthood service in quite a mature age. It was difficult in the beginning. Spiritual music was such a new and unveiled world for a violin player. It took me a while to understand what a gift I got…”. 


I can’t wait before Sunday to go to the Liturgy with my family,-says little Vrezh. 
Every Sunday he puts on his garment and goes up to the altar. He has many friends in the Church and is fond of the summer camps in the Church back yard. He wants to become a clergyman, but says that there is still a long way to go before then.

Movses Village

The daily routine of the borderland village Movses changed after the reconstruction of the Church. “The Church of our village is mighty”, - say the children of the village. They tell our crew enthusiastically about their Movses, the Church, and of course, about the soldier that guards the border.

Avag Harutyunyan, Artashes Emin

The friendship between translator Artashes Emin and Avag Harutyunyan was accidental and very interesting. Artashes in his search for good Armenian wine one day tastes his wine and thinks to himself: “If someone can make such a good wine, he should be quite a man. So I found him and I proved to be right, and now we are friends for the last two decades.”


Hrant Matevosyan

“We and Our Mountains”, “Autumn Leaf”, “The Master”, “This Green, Red World” rank among the best films of Hay Film. Hrant Matevosyan stepped into Hay Film with great difficulty. His signature was not accepted all at one in cinematography. 
How was in real life and offscree are communicated by Davit Matevosyan, Aneta Yerznkyan, Lida Gevorgyan, Mayranush Grigoryan.

Armen Safaryan, Father Shahe Hayrapetyan

The first meeting of the stage director Armen Safaryan and Father Shahe Hayrapetyan took place in the Institute of Fine Arts and Theatre. Their acquaintance was accompanied with some incident, and years later they met in the Church. This meeting was to change everything…

Vrezh Hakobyan, Yervand Ghazanchyan

“Is 60 years of friendship a lot or too little?”: Yervand Ghazanchyan and Vrezh Hakobyan make jokes, remember and tell stories. 

Frunze Dovlatyan

In the 1960-ies, the world came to know the Armenian film anew through the film “Hellow, This is Me” of Frunze Dovlatyan. His films “Saroyan Brothers”, “Delivery”, “Live Long”, “Solitary Walnut-Tree”, “Longing”, and “Chronicles of Yerevan Days” still bear their modernity. Frunze Dovlatyan is presented on- and offscreen.


Three Brothers

“Narek’s dream is to become a military, Levon – chief-cook, and my dream is to become a real doctor”, - says 8 years old Vardan. “We like inventing games with brothers, to paint, but most of all we wait for Sunday to participate in Divine Liturgy and go up the altar in the Holy Trinity Church. It’s good when all three of us together sing and pray”.

Aghasi Mikayelyan, Harutyun Mnatsakanyan

The friendship between Aghasi Mikayelyan, PhD in Physics, and Director of Argreyn LLC Harutyun Mnatsakanyan underwent several trials. They say that still have a lot to learn from each other. They remember, tell and joke in front of our camera… 

Lusine Azaryan, Gagik Ginosyan

Lusine Azaryan and Gagik Ginosyan often performed on the same stage. They both can’t recollect how they became friends. Their friendship, to them, resembles to our mountains and our dances – shoulder to shoulder and straight. 

Artak Hambardzumyan, Sevada Sargsyan

Master of khachkars (cross-stone) Artak Hambardzumyan and painter Sevada Sargsyan met in the Pedagogical Institute. The once professor-student relationship spans into warm friendship. Two friends recall their adventurous path of their friendship.