Screening at The Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute

Screening at The Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute

Screening of “Taniel” movie took place on 17 July, at 13:00 at the conference hall of the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute. Narine Margarian, the Acting Director of the AGMI welcomed the guests and presented Taniel Varoujan’s biography. “Taniel” is a...
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...
“Taniel” – a film with two voices

“Taniel” – a film with two voices

We have two strands of voice in “Taniel”: original Varoujan poetry read in Armenian, giving us a sense of the poet, his feelings and emotions through his words, and narrative poetry written by Ben Hodgson in English telling the story of the film, the connective glue...
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,...