THE ROAD – Gagik Madoyan – Armenia – 9 min. – North American Premiere

A woman is intent on taking her own life as she approaches a bridge. There, she unexpectedly encounters a homeless man who will not leave her alone. In an odd exchange over her belongings, the woman finds herself doubting her tragic fate. Yerevan native Gagik Madoyan is a highly acclaimed actor who performed in Toronto & Montreal earlier this year. He has received several national awards for his work in theatre. Drawing from his rich repertoire, this short film toys with the subtle absurdities of life and the odd interplay of laughter and tears.