‘Lights! Camera! Saroyan!’ documentary to have international premiere at Fresno State

William Saroyan on a bicycle

The Armenian Studies Program at Fresno State, in conjunction with the William Saroyan House Museum, presents the international premiere of “Lights! Camera! Saroyan!” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan 25 in the Satellite Student Union. Admission is free and parking is available in Lots P15, P16, P5, and P6 without a permit.

Lights! Camera! Saroyan! flier

Directed by Harut Shatyan, and produced by Ara Baghdasaryan, “Lights! Camera! Saroyan!” examines the career and personal life of Fresno native William Saroyan — a Pulitzer Prize and Oscar-winning author, playwright, and artist. Through exclusive interviews with his family and friends the documentary spans the artist’s years living in Fresno and abroad.

For more information about the screening please contact the Armenian Studies Program at 278-2669, visit our website at www.fresnostate.edu/armenianstudies or visit our Facebook page at @ArmenianStudiesFresnoState.

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The College of Arts and Humanities provides a diverse student population with the communication skills, humanistic values and cultural awareness that form the foundation of scholarship. The college offers intellectual and artistic programs that engage students and faculty and the community in collaboration, dialog and discovery. These programs help preserve, illuminate and nourish the arts and humanities for the campus and for the wider community.

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