Raouf Jacob and Tamara Stepanyan

Tamara Stepanyan Discusses Film at Belmont Festival, Wins Award


By Aram Arkun

Mirror-Spectator Staff

BELMONT, Mass. – Tamara Stepanyan’s “Those from the Shore” was screened on Sunday, March 11 at 3:30 pm at the third annual Global Cinema Film Festival at the Studio Cinema. Stepanyan came to the festival from Paris, France, and after the screening answered questions from the audience. A panel discussion took place with Kathryn Bonfiglio, president of Belmont Against Racism, Raouf J. Jacob, executive director of the festival, and Aram Arkun of the Armenian Mirror-Spectator. 

Stepanyan was later given the 2018 Global Cinema Film Festival of Boston Best Director, Documentary Film Award (out of the films in the documentary short and documentary feature categories in the competition). 

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