Movie Night

ACOM Cinema Saturday Banner 2020 Saturday September 12, 2020, 7 pm, via ZOOM*


“Armenia - The Sleeping Beauty” An Open-Air Museum
Narrated in English. Produced in 2005 ~ 51 minutes
Producers: Pierre Bagdadian and Diran Bagdadian
Director: Carmen Labaki, Script: Nidal Ayoub
Featuring Luciné Tovmassian, Miss Armenia 2003

A song by Charles Aznavour, “tu es ma terre mon pays” is featured in the film.

This is how most tourists describe Armenia, one of the oldest countries in the world. This documentary contains breathtaking scenes from the majestic landscape of Mounts Ararat and Aragats, as well aArmenia Sleeping Beautys the charming, peaceful Lake Sevan. With fine selected music, it takes the viewer on a tour of modern-day Yerevan, the capital, where theaters, markets, coffee shops, restaurants, and night clubs attract people day and night. Here's information about the historic churches, marvelous monuments and statues, as well as the museums. Miss Armenia 2003, Luciné Tovmassian, accompanies the camera for guidance and a résumé of an ancient country where things are changing rapidly following the collapse of the Soviet Union.

Event Date 09/12/2020
Event End Date 09/12/2020
Individual Price Free
Attachment ACOM Cinema Armenia Sleeping Beauty 9.12.20.pdf
Event Date 02/20/2021
Event End Date 02/20/2021
Individual Price Free
Attachment ACOM Cinema_Mayrig.2.20.21_zoom.pdf

ACOM Cinema Saturday Banner 2021

ACOM Cinema Saturday returns this year as a virtual event. The gathering will be on Zoom (link to be sent out prior to the evening) at 7:00 PM.Due to streaming problems, we ask that you all view the film in advance of the Saturday meeting. We will then get together on Saturday via Zoom to discuss the film. See links in the flyer (attached).

Mayrig - Part 2    Mayrig (Mother) which is a 1991 semi-autobiographical film written and directed by French-Armenian filmmaker Henri Verneuil. The film's principal cast includes Claudia Cardinale and Omar Sharif as parents of Azad (Henri Verneuil depicted as child). Mayrig means mother in Armenian. The film is about the struggles of an Armenian family that emigrates to France from Turkey after the Armenian Genocide of 1915. The film being shown is in the original French with over-dubbed Russian dialog and has English subtitles


Event Date 03/20/2021
Event End Date 03/20/2021
Individual Price Free
Attachment ACOM Cinema_Mayrig.3.20.2021.pdf

ACOM Cinema Saturday Banner 2021Join us for the May ACOM Cinema Saturday. Showing this month is:


David’s Been Here! Travel Blog—Armenia
(Host David Hoffman, 2019-2020, approx. 80 mins)

Saturday May 15, 2021, 7 pm, via ZOOM
(6:45pm informal visit time)
Meeting ID: 934 9822 0338 Passcode: 301609


Join award-winning travel videographer David Hoffman, host of the travel blog David’s Been Here ( as he treks around Armenia, exploring food and wine on Yerevan’s famous Saryan Street, baking lavash and gata, touring the Geghard monastery and temple in Garni, and encountering many people and adventures!

ACOM events continue during the pandemic!

Event Date 05/15/2021
Event End Date 05/15/2021
Individual Price Free
Attachment ACOM Cinema_Davids been here_5.15.21.pdf

ACOM Cinema Saturday on ZOOM.

The August Screening for Cinema Saturday will be "Earthquake"

ACOM Cinema Saturday for August Earthquake

(Dir. Sarik Andreasyan, 2016, Armenian & Russian w/English subtitles, 91 mins)

In grand epic style Earthquake portrays the 1988 earthquake which devastated Leninikan (Gyumri) at the end of the Soviet Armenian era. Featuring Michael Poghosian and Arevik Martirosyan, the film shows both the tragedy and heroism of diverse people and families who come together in tireless rescue efforts, along with help from around the world. While the film portrays a great tragedy, it also highlights moments of uplifting love and grit by Armenians and their neighbors.


See flyer (attached) for time and ZOOM Link details.

Event Date 08/21/2021
Event End Date 08/21/2021
Individual Price Free
Attachment ACOM Cinema_Earthquake_8.21.21.pdf