A documentary film that explores the past, present, and unfolding future of Armenia, a small mountainous country in the former Eastern Bloc.
CAST & CREW
Alex Igidbashian, Emily Mkrtichian
Director of Photography
Alex Igidbashian, Emily Mkrtichian, Jocelyn Motter-Tarquini
Documentary filmmaker and photographer. He studied Film Production and Screenwriting at Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA where he participated in a range of projects including documentaries, narratives, and TV Series. Shortly after finishing university Alex relocated to Yerevan, Armenia where he began work with the documentary production studio Bars Media.
Apt. 30 (2012, short), Swami Vivekananda: A Portrait (2012, doc.), Haenyeo: Women of the Sea (2013, short), Traversed (2015, short, Co-dir.: Emily Mkrtichian).
Documentary and fiction film producer, director and writer based in Yerevan, Armenia. For several years, she worked with Bars Media. In 2011, Emily produced her first fiction film, 140 Drams, in Yerevan. Recently, Emily directed and produced two documentaries for ARTE (France/Germany). Last year, Emily co-directed the short documentary Levon: A Wondrous Life, about a 60-year-old rollerblader living exuberantly in the post-Soviet landscape of Yerevan, Armenia.
The Good Man of Karachi (2013), India’s Young Police (2013), Levon: A Wondrous Life (2014, short), Traversed (2015, short, Co-dir.: Levon Igidbashian).