co-sponsored by the Armenian Studies Program and CineCulture A genocide survivor becomes a silent movie star: Aurora Mardiganian's odyssey is close to unreal. After losing her family, escaping slavery, and enduring Hollywood greed. She journeys far to tell the world of the Armenian Genocide. Followed by a discussion with director Inna Sahakyan
An extraordinary cultural event featuring a special concert by Natalie Aroyan, Principal Soprano with Opera Australia and Dr. Hayk Arsenyan, New York based pianist-composer, a native of Armenia, featuring 6 short films by Armenian filmmakers. There will also be special performances by the Azad Gharibian Dance Group.
An extraordinary cultural event featuring a special concert by Natalie Aroyan, Principal Soprano of Opera Australia and Dr. Hayk Arsenyan, Armenian native, New York based pianist-composer. Alongside this concert and performances by AGBU Tamzara Dance Group will be 6 Armenian produced short films.
Synopsis of the Film: Richard Hagopian, a legendary Armenian-American musician, pioneered one of the most fruitful genres of Armenian cultural folk music and the joyous, dance-filled events that his band was notorious for holding: Kef Time. But times change, and the once sold-out shows faded into history. Echoes of Kef Time dives into Richard’s quest… Continue reading Echoes of Kef Time
AGBU Arts' Armenians in Film: 6 Short Films by Armenian Filmmakers has been showcasing works by award winning Armenian filmmakers at the Film Society of Lincoln Center in New York City, the most distinguished film venue in the US, since 2015, as well touring the series to audiences in California, Sao Paulo, Brazil, and Australia.… Continue reading Armenians in Film at Curzon Bloomsbury