‘Yeva’ to be screeed in Armenian Association in Rostov-on-Don
Art and Experience:
The film “Yeva” by Armenian-Iranian director Anahid Abad is to be screened in Armenian Association in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, on September 26.
Yeva is a 2017 Armenian drama film directed by Armenian-Iranian filmmaker Anahit Abad.
The joint Iranian and Armenian produced film financed by the National Cinema Center of Armenia and Iran’s Farabi Cinema Foundation is Anahid Abad’s first long film feature.
The film, set in the village of Dadivank, a few years after the first Nagorno-Karabakh war, tells how war affects people’s destiny in the long term, bringing pain and suffering.
It tells the story of a young woman who flees Yerevan to the Artsakh Republic with her daughter to escape her in-laws, but events follow her there.
The film is about how the curfew affects human fates in the long term, causing pain and suffering.
It was selected as the Armenian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 90th Academy Awards held in 2018 but it was not nominated. It was also announced as the winner of the Audience Award at the 11th edition of the Rome Francophone Film Festival.
The film has also participated in various film festivals across the world.