NARARA AND KIKO
NARARA AND KIKO

NARARA AND KIKO

Director Hasmik Gasparyan

Production year 2018

Length 43min.

Country United Kingdom/France/Armenia

SYNOPSIS

Armenian artist Naira Muradyan is working on the animation Kiko by poet Zahrad. Artist hopes to be allowed to cross the closed Armenia-Turkey borders to visit poet’s Istanbul. Naira manages by crossing borders only in her imagination.

CAST & CREW

Hasmik Gasparyan
Hasmik Gasparyan

Director

Producer(s)

Hasmik Gasparyan

Script

Hasmik Gasparyan

Director of Photography

Hasmik Gasparyan, Alen Gasparyan

Sound

Ewan Marshall-Atherton

Edit

Hasmik Gasparyan, Bianca Cassinelli

Hasmik Gasparyan

Hasmik Gasparyan is a filmmaker with experience working for Armenian Television (2000-10) and Independent cinema projects (2009-18) in different roles - writer, editor, cinematographer but primarily as a director. Projects range from independent short films to a feature length documentary - Inhabitants of the House, An Attempt, Armenian Woman with a Movie Camera. Hasmik Gasparyan holds a Specialist Diploma in Feature Film Direction from Yerevan State Pedagogical University and a MA in Screen Documentary from Goldsmiths, University of London. She worked as a volunteer film-previewer at the International Sheffield Doc/Fest (2011-14), and as a film curator at the Cinema Salon - Armenian Institute in London (2009-11). She is currently the 4th Year PhD by creative practice student at University of York, UK.


Filmography

The Graveyard of Toxins (2007, doc.), Aghavni (2008, doc.), The Volkskrant Building (2008), Inhabitants of the House (2009, doc.), An Attempt (2009, doc.), Armenian Woman with a Movie Camera (2011, doc.), Three Pianos (2016, doc.), Narara and Kiko (2018, doc.).

FILMS 2019