New Julfa: To Be…
New Julfa: To Be…

New Julfa: To Be…

Director Arsen Gasparian

Production year 2011

Length 31min.

Country Armenia


The film tells about New Julfa’s rich cultural inheritance in the past and today. The Armenian community is followed, which lives and creates in New Julfa, for more than four hundred years, keeping their religion, belief and schools, their traditions and customs.



Arsen Gasparian
Arsen Gasparian



Emanvel Manukyan

Director of Photography

Mkrtich Khachatryan

Music by

M. Ippolitov-Ivanov, Jean-Claude Petit, A. Spendiarov, Gh. Saryan


Davit Berberyan

Production company(ies)

Hayk Documentary Film Studio

Arsen Gasparian

Born 1981, Yerevan, Armenia. Graduated from the Documentary Film Directing Department of the Yerevan State Institute of Theatre and Cinema (master class of Ruben Gevorgiants). Since 2003, has been directing films at Hayk Documentary film Studio. Worked as a director at Shoghakat and Yerkir-Media TV Companies. Member, the Union of Cinematographers of Aemenia.


Fuck the Taker’s Mother… (2001), Bitter Wine (2002), The Last Tram (2003), Uninterrupted Flight (2004), David and Lala (2005), To Ergir (2006), How Much Is the Heart? (2008), From Home to Home (2008), Portraits from the Road (2009), New Julfa: To Be…(2011).

FILMS 2012