Topic: film

LOS ANGELES — “I always wanted to tell stories about LA in an honest way,” movie director Eric Nazarian continues the conversation about his new movie, “Die Like a Man,” when we finally meet in person after many telephone calls[...]

LOS ANGELES (Combined Sources) — Eddie Mekka, born Edward Rudolph Mekjian in Worcester, Mass., who was a regular on the hit television series “Laverne & Shirley,” died on November 27 at his home in the Newhall area of Santa[...]

BELMONT, Mass. — It is interesting to note that some of the most influential American artistic figures of Armenian descent have been controversial in the eyes of the critics. Writer William Saroyan won the Pulitzer Prize in the 1940s[...]

By Aramazt Kalayjian Despite being filmed two years prior to the 44-day war between Azerbaijan and Armenia, Garegin Papoyan’s film about Artsakh’s airport is still relevant and a must-see for anyone interested to see Artsakh’s[...]

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[...]