LEVON is a 62-year-old rollerblader living exuberantly in the post-Soviet landscape of Yerevan, Armenia. He is aware of the struggles his people face, and understands why they are emigrating in droves. But that doesn’t change his enduring belief in and contentment with the simple magic of being alive.

Directed, Shot & Edited by Anahid Yahjian and Emily Mkrtichian
Second Camera: Alex Igidbashian
Niva Operator: Vrej Haroutounian
Music: “The Broken Places” by Moby (courtesy of mobygratis.com) and “Happy” by Pharrell Williams
Shot in Yerevan, Armenia in November 2013