LOS ANGELES — “Lost and Found in Armenia”, starring Jamie Kennedy and Angela Sarafyan, comes out in theaters on June 7th. This is the first Armenian-American movie ever filmed in Armenia, and the majority of the film is in Armenian with English subtitles. We’re big fans of the film, its message, and the impact that it can have on the Armenian community.
“Lost & Found in Armenia” is the story of Bill (Jamie Kennedy), an American tourist who vacations to Turkey to get his mind off a bad break up. In a comedic and dangerous turn of events, Bill unknowingly ends up in a small village in Armenia, where he is accused of being a Turkish spy. It is in that small village, he meets a beautiful Armenian girl (Angela Sarafyan), who helps him escape from misfortune.
“Lost & Found in Armenia” is a Red Tie Films production with Award-winning director Gor Kirakosian (Big Story in a Small City) and award-winning producer Valerie McCaffrey (American History X, Neo Ned) along with Maral Djerejian (Sideways) and starring comedian Jamie Kennedy (Malibu’s Most Wanted, Scream) and Angela Sarafyan (A Beautiful Life, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn). Shooting Locations were in San Diego, Los Angeles, and Armenia. Red Tie Films is the first Armenian-American production team to shoot in Armenia.
The film opens throughout Los Angeles at the AMC Burbank 8, Beverly Hills Laemmle Music Hall, and Encino Town Hall 5, it will also be released in Washington, DC, Boston, Detroit, New Jersey / Philadelphia, and Fresno. In addition, it will also be available on VOD the same day nationwide. As with all independent films, it’s important to get a strong showing during opening weekend.