The program presents the chronicles of Armenian cinema, its memorable events, and incomparable masters.
Armenian cinematography entered a new phase of its development: the first sound films were produced, and music found its important and worthy place in them. The second part of the broadcast deals with the topic of the musical accompaniment of the films Karo, Zangezur, and Fishermen of Sevan.
Armenian cinematography entered a new phase of its development: the first sound films were produced, and music found its important and worthy place in them. The first part of the broadcast deals with the topic of the musical accompaniment of the films Zare, Evil Spirit, and Pepo.
During the years of World War II, also those in the field of cinematography expressed readiness to help the front. Cinema did this with a strong voice, assisting the people and soldiers fighting against death. Movie cameras appeared in the front and documented the horrors of the cruel war.
The traditional types of arts and culture played an important role in the formation and development of cinematography. The primary and most important type was literature.
The broadcast presents the activities of two Armenian Soviet film directors — the honored art worker of the Armenian SSR Patvakan Barkhudaryan and director, actor, screenwriter, people's artist of the Armenian SSR, honored art worker of the Armenian SSR Amasi Martirosyan.
The broadcast touches upon the history of development of the Armenian sound filmography and presents two films: Karo and Zangezur.
Тhe broadcast presents the activities of Hamo Beknazaryan in Tbilisi of the 1920s, after he created and headed the department of cinematography at the Ministry of Education of the Georgian SSR. This department later became the Georgian State Cinema Studio (nowadays its name is Georgian Film).
The broadcast presents Hamo Beknazaryan (1892-1965), a famous Armenian film director, screenwriter, and actor. He is the founder of Hayfilm Studio and creator of the first Armenian sound film, Pepo. Beknazaryan starred in over 70 films.
Today's broadcast presents the feature film Pepo, which is the first Armenian sound film. It is based on the eponymous play by Gabriel Sundukyan.
The episode presents the silent black-and-white feature film "Gikor" produced in 1934. The film is the first screen adaptation of Hovhannes Tumanyan’s story of the same name.
This episode presents the silent feature film "Evil Spirit" that was produced by Hayfilm Studio in 1927. It is the first screen adaptation of Alexander Shirvanzade's novel "The Possessed."
This episode presents the chronicles of Armenian cinema in the years 1920–1923.
The inventors of cinema are French brothers Auguste and Louis Lumière. In 1895, they invented a device for filming and projecting "moving pictures" that was patented and called "cinématographe."