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Yerevan, my heart…

Composer David Haladjian wrote words to one of the melodies for the film Lorik, calling the song Yerevan, my heart, which was brilliantly performed by Mikael Poghosyan, accompanied by the Mirzoyan String Quartet. We present the video clip today.

Socially Relevant Film Festival in New York

Lorik got the Grand Prix of the SR Socially Relevant Film Festival in New York, which this year was held online Today, when the pandemic has become a frequent misfortune of humanity, only the social responsibility of each person will help to overcome the trouble. The film Lorik is a call to renounce indifference…

BAHIA Independent Cinema Festival, Brazil

Lorik is now in Brazil! Best Narrative Feature Film Award on The 5° BINCIF – BAHIA INDEPENDENT CINEMA FESTIVAL, BRAZIL.

Salto Independent Film Festival, Uruguay

Yet another award for Lorik movie! We were honoured with an Award for Best Feature Film Narrative at The 4th FECIS – Salto Independent Film Festival, Uruguay.

Premio Felix Film Festival

Another award to our collection! The film Lorik received an award in the category “Good look at people” at the second festival of Russian cinema in Milan. Thank you to the Premio Felix festival for the high appreciation of our efforts.

A “Golden Sarmatsky Lion” award

A “Golden Sarmatsky Lion” award for the best film at the “East&West festival. Classics and Avangard” in Orenburg was presented to the film Lorik! This is the third prize in our collection from Russian festivals. Earlier, in July we also received the prize for the best script at the Shukshinsky festival in Altai, and two…

17th Spirit of Fire International Film Festival in Khanty-Mansiysk

We would like to thank everyone who took part in the creation of the Lorik film, which won two awards at the 17th Spirit of Fire International Film Festival in Khanty-Mansiysk! Particularly Michael Poghosyan for the idea of ​​the film and the well-played main role, which brought him The Best Actor Award, composer David Aladjyan,…

PÖFF 22. “Lorik” brings to viewer a fairy tale of contemporary Armenian society

PÖFF 22 | “Lorik” brings to viewer a fairy tale of contemporary Armenian society Helen Schasmin movie critic 26 November 2018 17:24 Lorik directed by Alexey Zlobin starring actors: Michael Poghosyan, Yevgenia Dmitrieva, Irene Ayvazyan, Ani Galstyan, Narek Baghdasaryan Lorik is a famous theater actor, whose life revolves around theatrical and acting alone. With all of this,…

Tallinn Film Festival: Day Two

Tallinn Film Festival: Day Two Lorik, Erased, Deep Rivers and The World Is Yours by Anton Bitel Lorik Named after Laurence Olivier by his performer parents and nicknamed Lorik, monstrous egoist Laurence (co-writer/producer Michel Poghosyan) was born to the stage, and as a middle-aged actor, lives and breathes theatre, losing himself utterly in his roles to…

BLACK NIGHTS 2018. Review: Lorik

BLACK NIGHTS 2018 First Feature Competition Review: Lorik by MARINA RICHTER 29/11/2018 – A mysterious moment of divine intervention transforms an egotistical middle-aged actor into a man with a heart of gold in Alexey Zlobin’s drama. Russian director Alexey Zlobin’s body-swap drama “Lorik”, which is showing in the First Feature Competition of the Tallinn Black…

“Coffee+”: interview with A. Zlobin and M. Minasyan. LORIK in PÖFF

See more information and interview in the Russian language here: Кофе+ Yulia Tisler, editor (source:

“Dark nights” will be the place of its first international show of the LORIK

Alexey Zlobin’s debut directorial work “Lorik” “Лорик” (producers Martiros Minasyan and Mikael Poghosyan), which CinePromo sends to festivals, is selected in the competition program First Feature Competition. The world premiere of the film was held within the framework of the prestigious “Golden apricot” in Armenia, and “Dark nights” will be the place of its first international…

On the air of Estonian RADIO 4 interview with Martin Minasyan

On the air of RADIO 4 (Radio 4 is part of the Estonian national broadcasting Corporation and has the largest audience among the Russian-language media channels of Estonia) Ilya Ban talks with the General producer of “Lorik” Martin Minasyan. Listen to the LINK: Interview with the General producer of “Lorik” Martin Minasyan

The Film Lorik is on Black Nights Film Festival 16 Nov – 2 Dec in TALLINN

Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF) is one of the largest and most distinctive film events in Northern Europe and belongs to the 15 leading film festivals of the world. The festival embraces a cluster of events, a short film festival, as well as international industry events bringing together filmmakers from all over the world. See…

Show of the feature film “Lorik” in Vanadzor was held in July 28

Show of the feature film “Lorik” in Vanadzor was held in July 28. More information see here: click to view

Radio VEM guests are two Loriks

23 July, 2018. Radio VEM guests are two Loriks: the author of the idea, co-writer and main actor of the film Mikayel Poghosyan and its general producer and co-writer Martiros Minasyan. Listen to the broadcast on the website of radio “VEM”:

Show of the “Lorik” followed by the press-conference was held at 3 pm, July 13

Show of the feature film “Lorik” followed by the press-conference of its producer Martin Minasyan and the leading actor Michael Poghosyan was held at 3 pm, July 13. LORIK is a fantastic tragicomedy where the leading character passes a long way from apathy/ total indifference towards the surrounding world to the highest manifestation of humanism:…

“LORIK”. Trailer

Here is the new trailer for Lorik movie. Thank you, everyone, for your support and stay tuned for new updates! View Trailer

“LORIK” was on the shortlist of 10 finalists Mexico International Film Festival

Friends, the creative group of the film “LORIK” is glad report that the film was on the shortlist of 10 finalists Mexico International Film Festival (Mexican International Film Awards), (see Official Finalists on the website

The shooting of film “Lorik” completed and starts his history of festivals

The shooting of film “Lorik” completed and starts his history of festivals. In July 2018, within the framework of the international film festival “Golden apricot” (Armenia, Yerevan) will be held the premiere of the film “Lorik”. Follow the news on our Facebook page and website stay up to date with all the news…

Interview with Martin Minasyan, General Producer and Co-author of Script of the Feature Film “Lorik”

– Film “Lorik” started its festival life. Shooting began in 2016, in the atmosphere of deep apathy and despair in our society. And now against the background of recent events in Armenia it is obvious that the film turned out to be a prophecy… – In 2015, when we with Mikael Poghosyan – the author…

Mikael Poghosyan concerning the continuation of work on film “Lorik”

A FILM DEDICATED TO ALL CHILDREN OF THE WORLD. – What are the details and finishing touches for the film to this day? – I’d say that the film postproduction is almost complete. Avetis Ohanyan is now working on the sound – our compatriot living in Sweden is an excellent professional in his field. Overwriting…

The first working sneak preview of the film “Lorik” after pre-editing was on December 9, 2016

The first working sneak preview of the film “Lorik” after pre-editing was on December 9, 2016. Viewing was held for the focus group, which is still working on the film. Mikael Poghosyan (author of the idea, the script, the film producer and lead actor – Lorik), Alexey Zlobin (film director) and Vahagn Ter-Hakobyan (director of…


When the understanding of the fact that other human lives are just as valuable as your own is reflected not only in everyday life, but also in the art, then something important happens: the art arouses a desire even in most indifferent individuals to live not only for themselves, but also for those around them.…


Alexey Zlobin is the director of “Lorik” film. He was born in Leningrad in 1972. After graduating from the Russian Philology and Culture Department of the Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia and the Department of Directing of the State Academy of Theatrical Arts (SPGATI), he taught literature to senior pupils and acting to SPGATI…



The filming of “Lorik” was completed on September 30 as planned. The film was shot in 25 days according to the filming schedule. The filming took place in different parts of the city of Yerevan. The residents of neighboring houses, urban services and just passers-by often offered their help, for which we are very grateful…