A Cinematic Ode to a Poetic Luminary

It was such an exciting surprise to hear that Taniel has been selected for Calvert Journal’s Special Screening for their 2021 Film Festival, as we are all huge fans of the magazine. And it was even more delightful to read an in-depth, thoughtful review of the film by Eve Barden on their website.

Unfolding across riveting chiaroscuro cinematography, evocative poetry, and a spellbinding score, this poetic twenty-minute film is an intensely atmospheric journey into Varoujan’s lyrical world, and the shadow brutally cast over it, and a prime example of how the arthouse genre can be a powerfully touching vehicle for remembrance, writes Barden. Click the image below to read the rest of the article.