Arthur Nazaryan

Independent Filmmaker
Arthur Nazaryan was born in St. Petersburg, Russia and grew up in the United States. He works as a independent filmmaker and photojournalist. His photography has been featured in the New York Times, BBC, CNN, ABC, The Guardian, The Atlantic, and Public Radio International, for whom he is also a regular contributing writer. He is currently working on his first feature film, about the Somali community in Minneapolis, with support from the Tribeca Film Institute, ITVS, and Chicken & Egg Pictures.


He is a co-director on the upcoming film, Halima, for Al Jazeera’s Witness Program.