Map of Salvation
Map of Salvation

Map of Salvation

Director Aram Shahbazyan

Production year 2015

Length 94min.

Country Armenia


The film tells about the humanist movement that emerged as a wave of protest and resistence during human tragedies in the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th centuries, especially the Armenian Genocide. The film is a documentary and is built on the basis of actual events. The heroes of the film are humanists known to history, real people, who have witnessed the massacres of the Armenians. They are five, European, humanist women: Maria Jakobsen (Denmark) and missionaries Karen Eppe (Denmark), Bodil Bjorn (Norway), Alma Johansson (Sweden), Hedwig Bul (Estonia).


Aram Shahbazyan
Aram Shahbazyan



Manvel Saribekyan


Anna Sargsyan

Director of Photography

Artur Garayan, Vahe Hakobyan

Music by

Vig Zartman


Harutyun Mangasaryan


Manvel Hakobyan, Martin Pokharyan


Svante Lundgren (orator)

Production company(ies)

Man Pictures 5 Adonc St., Yerevan 0014 Tel.: 0037491012210 Email:

Aram Shahbazyan

Aram Shahbazyan graduated from Yerevan State Institute of Theatre and Cinema in 1994, Directing Department, In 1996-1997, he studied in La Femis as a Film Director, He was the chief director of Ar TV Company, director at Armenian Public TV Company, duirector assistent at Hayfilm Studio. Currently works for Shoghakat TV. His short film Akner was selected by XXVII Moscow IFF 2005, for the section Perspectives. He got the Best Director Award twice at the “Yes em” IFF of Young Filmmakers in Yerevan, in 2004 and 2005.


Report during Supper (1995), Lavash (1997), The Dogs (1998), Inside & Outside (1999), Aghapatank (2000), Roads (2000), Javakhk, A Forgotten Homeland (2001), Initiation (2001), Baptism (2001), Muron (2001), Repentance (2001), Vordan Karmir (2002), Kyariz (2005), Apo Called (2006), Don’t Be Afraid (2007), Yerevan Ragtime (2008), Taxi “Chill Out” (segment, 2008), Moskvich, My Love (2014), Map of Salvation (2015).

FILMS 2015