THE SHADOW OF ARARAT. A Portrait of the Armenian Diaspora
THE SHADOW OF ARARAT. A Portrait of the Armenian Diaspora

THE SHADOW OF ARARAT. A Portrait of the Armenian Diaspora

Director Miguel Angel Nieto

Production year 2017

Length 54min.

Country Spain

SYNOPSIS

The Ottoman Empire and the rising Turkey almost cause the near extinction of the Armenian Nation. The 70% of the Armenians still live outside their country, mainly in France, Spain, United States and Russia, in their own huge diaspora. They demonstrated that they are capable of succeed in life and of course in fields like art, sports, music and business.
This documentary follows this scatter and indomitable nation showing us the path of some international well-known Armenians, showing us a little bit of their traditions, history and also showing us the border conflicts.

CAST & CREW

Miguel Angel Nieto
Miguel Angel Nieto

Director

Producer

Miguel Ángel Nieto & Hugo Herrera

Script

Miguel Ángel Nieto

Director of Photography

Hugo Herrera

Production designer

Miguel Ángel Nieto

Sound

Fernando Navarro

Edit

Rodrigo Lago

Production company

Diagrama Producciones & New Folder

Miguel Angel Nieto

is a well known journalist and producer with more than 30 documentaries. Some of his work won festivals like Cine Latino of San Francisco, Malaga or Buenos Aires. He won the Golden Globe of Hamburgo and also got the Reina Sofia Award for the Human Rights.


Filmography

The Curtains of the Smoke (2000), Children of the Singing (2000), Welcome to the Paradise (2000), Latin Dream (2001), Madrid M11: We Were All on That Train (2004), The Shadow of Ararat: A Portrait of the Armenian Diaspora (2017).

FILMS 2018