EST. 2015



Armenian Film Society was launched on September 11, 2015 in Glendale, California by husband and wife team Armen and Mary Karaoghlanian with the assistance of Arno Yeretzian of Abril Books.

Armenian Film Society’s mission is to shine a spotlight on Armenian films and filmmakers with monthly events in the Glendale Area, including screenings, discussions, workshops, and lectures.

In the past four years, Armenian Film Society has screened films such as Raging Bull, Gikor, Sideways, and Calendar, and have welcomed guests such as directors Eric Nazarian, Roger Kupelian, Gariné Torossian, producers Sev Ohanian and Natalie Qasabian, actors Ashot Adamyan and Ken Davitian, writer Mardik Martin, and social media influencer Teni Panosian.

In 2018, Armenian Film Society launched its membership program.