The film combines strong and unique archival war footage from the trenches of a 20 meter battlefield with the human and touching stories of the survivors who are now living on in peace time. Twelve years later I had the opportunity to follow them over a year-long shooting period and was able to create a very close and intimate portrait of their lives and their universal stories.
CAST & CREW
Director of Photography
Vahagn Ter-Hakopyan, Vardan Hovhannisyan
Bars Media Documentary Film Studio
Vardan Hovhannisyan began his career as a freelance cameraman and covering the hot regions and ethnic conflicts related to the post-Soviet transition for international news agencies ( CBS News, WDR, Australian Broadcast Corporation and the World Monitor). In 1993, he founded Bars Media Documentary Film Studio and began working on documentaries about post-Soviet Armenia.
To Be and Never Forget (1996), A Story of People in War and Peace (2007).