Armenian youth-produced film featured at Human Rights Watch International Film Festival in London
Yerevan / London - March 18, 2010Sako is the name of the short film produced by the Manana Youth Center in Armenia. Amongst other films, Sako is part of the Human Rights Watch International Film Festival screening at the Ritzy Cinema, Brixton, on March 19.
The film was produced in 2004 with support from UNICEF Armenia and tells the story of 13-year-old Sako, who never attended school and works in a tombstone factory instead. The film was produced by Aram Abrahamyan and David Martirosyan, members of the Manana Youth Center in Yerevan.
Sako will also be featured next month at the Monterey Bay Film Festival at California State University. It will be screened on April 3rd 2010 at The World Theater at Cal State Monterey Bay.