8th Annual Socially Relevant Film Festival
March 15-21, 2021 Streaming Online, 24/7, All Week
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ROSTER OF ARMENIAN FILMS
Back to Sölöz | US Premiere (Documentary Feature)
Serge Avedikian| France | 2020 | 65 mins
A filmmaker of Armenian origin revisits his family roots in a Turkish village.
Director and actor Serge Avedikian has traveled to Sölöz, the village of his
grandparents located 170 km south of Istanbul four times in three decades.
This documentary shot during his successive trips between 1987 and 2019,
chronicles this experience and highlights the themes of identity,
historic truth and reconciliation. (Genocide and Survival series)
The Desire to Live | New York Premiere (Documentary Short)
Mariam Avetisian | Armenia, Artsakh | 2020 | 17 mins
Documentary short about Artsakh and the displacement of
populations during the 44 day war in the fall of 2020.
(Genocide and Survival series)
The House That Built Tsoghik | US Premiere (Documentary Short)
Mariam Ohanyan | Armenia | 2020 | 15 mins
The story of a female architect, Tsoghik Arabyan, in 1950s Armenia
under the Soviet Union. (Empowering Women series)
Should the wind drop | (Narrative feature)
Nora Martirosyan | Armenia, Artsakh, France | 2020 | 100 mins
International auditor Alain has arrived to appraise the airport in Artsakh, the
self-proclaimed republic in the Caucasus to greenlight its eventual reopening. Through Edgar, a local boy running a make-shift business in the airport,
Alain will risk all to help this isolated territory to open up. (Indigenous Peoples
Rights series) Official Program selection Cannes Film Festival 2020
Also check these films with Armenian filmmakers:
In Transit, directed by Harlan Bosmajian, 22 minutes, USA, 2020 (Forms of Protest series)
iMigrant Woman, directed by Nora Armani, 35 minutes, USA, 2020 (Empowering Women series)
AGBU Performing Arts
Armenian Network of America
National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR)
St. Leon Armenian Church (NJ)