Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 28
The Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles will hold the first-time ever screening of Azerbaijan's iconic and world-famous musical comedy film "Arşın Mal Alan" (Cloth Peddler) in Hollywood on September 19, 2015.
The screening will take place at the historic Ricardo Montalban Theater, which is one of the oldest and most renowned movie theaters in Hollywood. Built in 1926, the theater is also known as the first fully-automated cinema, the Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles told Trend.
In 2013, the film was perfectly remastered and colorized in Hollywood at the initative and with the support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation of Azerbaijan. The screening in Hollywood will be be the first-ever U.S. screening of the remastered and colorized version of this legendary movie.
The show is dedicted to the 130th birthday anniversary of Uzeyir Hajibeyli and 70th anniversary of the film.
A short video clip prepared by Azerbaijan's Consulate General on this occassion can be watched here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ffutsm66pjA