Best Short Film at ARPA International Film Festival

Best Short Film at ARPA International Film Festival

We have some incredible news from Los Angeles, where Taniel won the Best Short Film award at the very exciting ARPA festival. It’s a fantastic gathering of filmmakers of the highest caliber and the competition in the Best Short and other categories has been very...
Taniel and I

Taniel and I

Reading Varoujan has always been a physical sensation for me – dizzying, dazzling, taking your breath away. His words, his perfect lines, his poems, condensed with emotion have always affected me since I was 12 and had to learn his ‘Ripened Field’ by heart for a...
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...
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...
Sean Bean

Sean Bean

Garo Berberian – Director Sitting in my dad’s kitchen, drinking tea, the conversation of actor Sean Bean came up. As a British Director, it was really important for me to have an English voice for “Taniel” but it was not just an emotional decision: in 1915 the...