Topic: film

YEREVAN/BERLIN — Actor and writer Vic (Vahag) Bagratuni was born in 1990, in Yerevan and raised in Germany. He studied at the Lee Strasberg Film and Theater Institute in New York, attending master classes with Anna and David Strasberg[...]

To celebrate the bicentennial of Greece’s Revolutionary War, the National Hellenic Society (NHS) announced recently that the film “Cliffs of Freedom” is now available to watch on major platforms including Amazon Prime, Apple, and[...]

By Anastasia Tsioulcas NEW YORK (NPR) — Legendary duduk player Jivan Gasparyan died on July 6, according to a Facebook post by his grandson and protégé, Jivan Gasparyan Jr. He was 92. He was a prolific performer, playing on the[...]

YEREVAN/GLENDALE — Eddy Vicken is a documentary filmmaker, born in 1976 in Paris and currently residing in Los Angeles. In 1995-1998 he received his bachelor degree at Audiovisual Production and Direction ESRA Paris (Higher School of[...]

Sergei Eisenstein. Maya Deren. Marguerite Duras. Agnès Varda. Sergei Paradjanov. Canadian Armenian filmmaker Gariné Torossian belongs to a coterie of exceptional filmmakers, visionaries with a wholly original way of presenting their work[...]

YEREVAN / SAXMUNHAM, UK — British actress and playwright Tamara Hinchco was born in 1938. Between 1954 and 1956 she studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA) in London. From 1959 to 2002 she acted in 37 TV Series (“The Fast[...]

YEREVAN/NEW YORK CITY — Cinematographer and director Ghasem Ebrahimian was born in 1953 in Iran. He studied film at the University of New York. In 1977 he made his first (short) film, “Willie,” which won best drama award in 1981 and[...]

BY Louis Proyect NEW YORK (counterpunch.org) – Starting Monday, March 15, and ending on Sunday March 21, the Socially Relevant Film Festival will present dozens of films through a virtual theater. Like last year, the pandemic has had[...]

LOS ANGELES (Deadline) — At a virtual ceremony in January, Natalie Qasabian was awarded the 2021 Sundance Institute / Amazon Studios Producers Award for Fiction Filmmaking  for her film, Run. The awards honor bold vision and a[...]

YEREVAN — The name Vilen Galstyan encompasses a whole epoch in the story of Armenian ballet. Born on February 12, 1941 in Yerevan, Galsytan graduated from the Yerevan Choreographic School. He started to perform at the Spendiaryan Opera[...]