feature film (2014) – The Foundation’s first full-length feature film, After the Première in Yerevan, Tevanik was screened at the 67th Cannes International Film Festival and received worldwide attention from cinema professionals who attended the festival.

RECOGNITION – Tevanik also screened in more than twenty countries worldwide and participated in various film festivals held in Armenia, China, Italy, Romania, and United States winning honorary awards including in the category of Best Feature Film. The film was translated into nine languages and was represented by international distribution in Greece, Romania, and United States.

Co-Production – Produced by Fish eye Art Cultural Foundation (Armenia), and Artbox Production House (Lithuania).


  • 2020 Film Hub Distribution – Streaming on Amazon Prime
  • 2016 Hollywood & BeyondFilm Festival,Los Angeles, USA “Best International Feature Film”
  • 2016 Silver Akbuzat International Film Festival, Ufa, Russia “Best Director of Photography”
  • 2016 Cannes 69th International Film Market, France, Cannes For distribution
  • 2015 6th International Historical and Military Film Festival, Warsaw, Poland  ”Special Prize”
  • 2015 The Romania International Film Festival, Romania –  ”Best Film”
  • 2015 The 2nd Annual World Entertainment Awards, Los Angeles, US, ”Best Armenian Movie”
  • 2014 Arpa International Film Festival’, Los Angeles, US,  ”Best Screenplay”
  • 2014 First Silk Road International Film Festival, Xian, China “People’s Choice Award”
  • 2014 Overlook International Film Festival, Rome, Italy Jury award for ”Best Original Work” Golden Apricot 11th International Film Festival “Best Armenian Fiction”
  • 2014 Cannes 67th International Film Market
  • 2013 Baltik Event Film Market, “Tevanik”


Tevanik – a three part movie; The first part is about little Aram’s harmonious family who tragically gets separated in one day.  Aram’s entire childhood ends. The second part of the film centers on Astghik. Peace turns to war and she loses her friendship, her love, and her idol. Finally, the third part of the film tells a story of 14-year old, Tevanik, who becomes part of a war that changes him forever.

Time 81 minutes

Language Armenian (Artsakhian dialect)

Country Armenia and Lithuania


Fish eye Art Cultural Foundation (Armenia)
ARTBOX Production House (Lithuania)


Henrik Shahbazyan (Armenia), Mary Movsesyan (Armenia), Hovhanes Khoderyan (Armenia), Sos Janibekyan (Armenia), Arthur Manukyan (Armenia), Marineh Gabrielyan (Armenia), Sergey Magalyan (Armenia), Karen Jhangirov (Armenia), Vahagn Galstyan (Armenia), Narek Nersisyan Armenia), Satenik Hakhnazaryan (Armenia), Greta Mejlumyan (Armenia), Babken Chobanyan (Armenia), Ara Sargsyan (Armenia), Grigor Gabrielyan (Armenia), Reina Boudnik (Belarus)


Jivan Avetisyan (Director), Arnold Aghababov, Karine Khodikyan (Scriptwriters), Masis Baghdasaryan, Gevorg Gevorgyan (Producers), Kestutis Drazdauskas (Co-Producer), Arsen Sargsyan (Editor),  Salbi Aghajanyan (Make-Up), Ovsanna Petrosyan (Costumes), Hayk Israelyan (Sound Director), Linas Dabriska (Color and Special Effects), Anton Qeshishyan (Art Director), Narek Martirosyan (Director of Photography), Jonas Jurkunas (Composer).

In Cooperation With

National Cinema Center (Armenia), Fish eye Art Cultural Foundation (Armenia), and
ARTBOX Production House (Lithuania)