Documentary shorts exploring artists, their craft, and identity.
Armenian-American musician Ara Dinkjian Performs in Turkey to honor an unrecognized genocide. Featured in Lincoln Center, World Policy Journal, The Huffington Post, Worcester Armenian Film Festival, & The Armenian Weekly. Made possible with support from the Gulbenkian Foundation and Project 2015. Role: director.
NOW I CAN SPEAK profiles Lousine Shamamian, a 38-year-old writer uncovering her voice in New York City's comedy and literary scenes. Decades of expectation, denial, and shame erupt in an artistic outpouring where culture and string cheese collide. Her honest performances and complex background reveal a universal quest for acceptance, unity, and love. Made possible with support from Columbia University. Role: director.
Oudmaster Mihran Demirjian (1950-2016) reveals the history of oud in Armenia and the secrets of building a high-quality instrument. Made possible with support from CivilNetTV. Role: producer.