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Good Night

When Aram, a newly out Armenian man, brings Jason back to his place after their first date, he must decide how far he's willing to go in order to make sure they both have a good night.

  • Eric Shahinian
    Head Above Water
  • Eric Shahinian
    Head Above Water
  • Natalie Johnson
  • Sola Fasehun
  • Yianni Katsifas
    Key Cast
  • Robert Walker Jeffery
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes 55 seconds
  • Production Budget:
    7,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    Armenian, English
  • Shooting Format:
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
    Black & White
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Queer Screen - Mardi Gras Film Festival
  • FilmOut San Diego Film Festival
  • Hong Kong Lesbian & Gay Film Festival
  • Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival
  • Oxford Film Festival
  • Thessaloniki G.L.A.D. Film Festival
  • Festival de Cine OutfestPeru - LGBTIQ+
  • Reel Q: Pittsburgh Film Festival
  • Qfest St. Louis International Film Festival
  • Sardinia Queer Short Film Festival
  • Lighthouse International Film Festival
  • aGLIFF
Director Biography - Eric Shahinian

Eric Shahinian is a filmmaker who received his MFA from Columbia University with Honors in Screenwriting. His short films have won multiple awards on the festival circuit including the Best Student Film Award from Flickers: Rhode Island International Film Festival, the Best Short Film Award from the Golden Apricot Yerevan International film festival and the Audience Award from the Lighthouse International Film Festival. His screenplays have been Semi-Finalists and Quarterfinalists at Scriptapalooza, Script Pipeline, and the Shore Scripts competitions.

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Director Statement

Eric gravitates towards writing intimate, character-driven stories across the genre spectrum that feature flawed, vulnerable characters seeking personal fulfillment and connection. He is committed to telling more stories featuring LGBTQIA characters.