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Year of participation 2008
Program Non-competition Programs

Memories
Director(s) Avedis Ohanian
Script Avedis Ohanian
Director of Photography Giuseppe Vassallo
Music by Avedis Ohanian
Sound Audiostation
Edit Vassvideo
Cast Antonia Arslan, Prof. Levon Zekiyan, Bishop Shahan Sarkissian, Aldo Ferrari & Survivors Of The Genocide
Production company(-ies) AUDIOSTATION Address: Via Giacomelli 20/A; 35010 Limena(Pd), Italy Tel.: 0039/3384476612 E-mail: avedis@audiostation.it www. audiostation.it
 

Synopsis

Talks about the Armenian genocide in Turkey by Ottoman Empire in the early 20th Century.
In this documentary, a number of exceptional testimonies of survivors who found refuge in Italy have been collected, recorded in 1994, just in time before the inexorable flow of time cancels their voices.
Aside from survivors, Husher features well-known personalities in Europe, mainly Professor Levon B. Zekiyan who provides a convincing assessment of the historical truth , award-winning writer Antonia Arslan, who narrates the story and talks about her family experiences which are then confirmed by survivor testimonies and the Bishop of the Armenian Prelacy of Aleppo Shahan Sarkisian, who represents the Armenians of Aleppo, the place where the survivors of the genocide arrived.

Awards
Best International Political Documentary at New York International Independent Film Festival

Moscow Cinema
 Hirair and Anna Hovnanian Foundation
 
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