To the source of the light: Taniel travels around the Globe

To the source of the light: Taniel travels around the Globe

Jean Vartan (Ekmekjian) of Hayreniqi Dzayn (Հայրենիքի Ձայն), Pan Armenian Writers’ Unions’ official newspaper, visited our screening at the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute. Read the Armenian version in the latest issue of Hayreniqi Dzayn.  Director Garo...
Summing up our week in Armenia

Summing up our week in Armenia

Being officially selected at the Golden Apricot International Film Festival was great, in a packed program with red carpet opening and closing ceremonies, a press conference and two screenings in Gyumri and Yerevan. We also had the opportunity to meet journalists,...
Finding the Voice of Taniel – Yeğya Akgün

Finding the Voice of Taniel – Yeğya Akgün

Director – Garo Berberian Unable to film in Turkey, our locations and cast came from the Armenian town of Gyumri. Our lead actor, Tigran Gaboyan, one of Armenia’s top theatre stars, was asked to perform without speaking because I wanted Taniel Varoujan’s words...
Yeğya Akgün on being the voice of Taniel

Yeğya Akgün on being the voice of Taniel

When I first heard about “Taniel”, I wanted to be a part of the production. Taniel Varoujan is one of my favourite poets and he still has an important place in Armenian culture. When you get his art and the way he uses his pen to create a surreal world,...
Taniel – The Soundtrack

Taniel – The Soundtrack

When thinking about music for “Taniel” it was really important to first understand as much as possible about the man himself as a person, his poems, family, loves, passions and facts of his last months, before being able to create a soundtrack that would give the film...