Armenia to submit “Yeva” drama for Academy Awards

The Armenian National Film Academy will submit Anahit Abad’s drama “Yeva” for Academy Awards in the Best Foreign Language Film category.

The Armenian-language film is a co-production between Armenia and Iran, written and directed by Anahit Abad. The film production was financed by National Cinema Center of Armenia and Farabi Cinema Foundation.

The feature stars many recognized actors and actresses from Armenia including Narine Grigoryan, Shant Hovhannisyan, Marjan Avetisyan, Rozi Avetisyan, Sergey Tovmasyan, Vrezh Qasuni, Tigran Davtyan, Nanor Petrosyan, Evelina Adamyan, Marat Davtyan, others.

Yeva is a young woman, who escapes her influential in-laws with her daughter Nareh, after her husband’s tragic death and takes refuge in one of the villages of Nagorno Karabakh, Yeva is a complete stranger in this village and is obliged to live her daily life in disguise.

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