The Naregatsi Folk Instruments Ensemble is an amazing youth group from Yerevan. The film highlights the vocalists, Gohar Martirosyan and Anush Stepanyan, and Hovik Sahakjan, its artistic director. Also featured are Souren Abovyan, the unique kamancha player from the remote village of Koghb, Ruben Rushanyan from Yerevan, the master duduk maker, and the Shahinyan Brothers young duduk duo from Artashat.
CAST & CREW
Director of Photography
Born in Egypt, Goudsouzian is a Canadian-Armenian filmmaker with a passion for exploring cultural roots and identity. After spending most of his professional life producing and directing mainstream television programs, he decided to dedicate himself to independent films. He has taken this new journey "against all odds," and with limited resources he subsidizes his own productions for television, now in high-definition quality. As well as being a producer and a director, Goudsouzian is a photographer; his work was exhibited at the National Library of Québec before touring various North American galleries.
My Son Shall Be Armenian (2004), Armenian Exile (2009), Armenian Minstrels (2011), Armenian Echoes (2012).