Balayan

“Misha Vartanov…one of the most principled and righteous men I have ever met…”

—Roman Balayan (2010)

Roman Balayan, is a renowned Ukrainian-Armenian filmmaker, and a friend of both Sergei Parajanov and Mikhail Vartanov. One of Vartanov’s revered essays from 1980s, The Unmailed Letters, was about about Balayan.