Discovering the Next Generation of Iranian Filmmakers©


Director: Aren Bayadyan, 2022, USA, 4 minutes, Cast: Salar Biria, Music Video

Whenever I sigh, you are there. If I crawled into a corner out of grief, you are there. With every drop of my tears, you are there.  O light of the world! Shine on my darkness for my answer…

Screening with: Shorts Program #1


Saturday, Sept. 17th, 11:00 AM

Aren Bayadyan

Subsequently, he went to Bible college to study theology, graduating in 2003. In 2009, he moved to Los Angeles with his wife. In 2005, Torosian was caught bringing the Bible to Iran as he was pastoring underground churches. He remained under house arrest for two years.
Torosian has released one album so far. He has produced over 14 Farsi Christian music videos. As a music producer, he has teamed up with various Iranian and international music artists and pop stars, including Swedish singer Cameron Cartio, Iranian singer Helen Matevosian, Armenian singer André Sergeyi Hovnanyan, and Lebanese-Armenian singer and worship leader Salpi Keleshian.
In 2018, Torosian became a full-time pastor at Cornerstone West Los Angeles.