Genocide, survival and displacement, entail memories through generations, revisiting the past, a protest and sometimes forgiveness.
Short documentary about life in Artsakh after the 2nd war began in the fall of 2020. Indigenous Armenians returned to their homes which are unrecognizable from the bombardment. They’re now rebuilding with hopes for peace while reliving the intergenerational trauma from the previous wars, talk about how the world sees but ignores their prosecution.
Armenian with English subtitle
A filmmaker of Armenian origin revisits his family roots in a Turkish village. Director and actor Serge Avédikian has traveled to Sölöz, the village of his grandparents located 170 km south of Istanbul four times in three decades. This documentary shot during his successive trips between 1987 and 2019, chronicles this experience and highlights the themes of identity, historic truth and reconciliation. French, Turkish, and Armenian with English subtitles.
This film serves as a collective grief ritual. A journey of reckonings and resilience. Experience a celebration of the power of the human heart amid the aftermath of atrocities in the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. Both survivors and perpetrators, collectively and individually, source forgiveness and peace from within.