Topic: film

LOS ANGELES — Arpa (Los Angeles) and Pomegranate (Toronto) Film Festivals have slated Ani Hovannisian’s new documentary “The Hidden Map” for their 2019 festivals in November. Prior to any public screenings, “The Hidden Map”[...]

WATERTOWN — Diana Agabeg Apcar, a woman born far away from her homeland not only ended up representing her country of origin as an ambassador but also saved possibly thousands from death during the Armenian Genocide. Her story is[...]

By Nellie Andreeva LOS ANGELES (Deadline) — Showtime  has given a formal eight-episode order to Steven Zaillian’s drama series “Ripley,” based on Patricia Highsmith’s bestselling quintet of Tom Ripley novels, with Andrew Scott,[...]

By Daniel E. Slotnik LOS ANGELES (New York Times) — Mardik Martin, a screenwriter who collaborated with Martin Scorsese on films like “Raging Bull,” “New York, New York” and particularly Mr. Scorsese’s breakthrough in gritty[...]

TORONTO — The documentary capturing Armenia’s Velvet Revolution, titled “I am not Alone, directed by Garin Hovannisian and executive produced by Serj Tankian, premiered to a sold-out crowd Saturday evening at the Toronto[...]

By Theo Tate GRANITE CITY, Ill. — The 1940 Granite City Warriors boys basketball team poses after winning the state championship. For over 30 years, Arthur Sarkissian has been a successful Hollywood producer, making 17 motion pictures,[...]

By Artsvi Bakhchinyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN/MISSION HILLS, Calif. (2004–2019) – On May 25, 2004, I met American stage and film actor Buck Kartalian at the Ararat Eskijian Museum in Mission Hills, California. The actor[...]

BELMONT, Mass. — Filmmaker Sharisse Zeroonian wants to explore the space between identities: Are you Armenian? Geeky? Disabled? Different? “The Mouse in the Bread,” the short film that Zeroonian wrote, directed and stars in, has been[...]

LONDON (Flickering Myth) — From acclaimed director Johnny Kevorkian (“The Disappeared”) and British Academy of Film and Television-nominated producer Jack Tarling (“God’s Own Country”), British sci-fi horror “Await Further[...]

By Michael Melkonian Special to the Mirror-Spectator LOS ANGELES — Ken Davitian, a prominent actor, best known for his co-starring role in the blockbuster comedy, “Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation[...]