GLENDALE  – Abril Bookstore’s  Armenian Film Society will present a powerful new film chosen as one of the top ten documentaries at the Oscars, The Other Side of Home directed by  Naré Mkrtchyan, on Friday, January 13, 2016 at 7:30pm Abril Bookstore  – 415 E. Broadway, Glendale, CA.  Admission is free. Director will be present during screening.

The Other Side of Home (2016,  40 min.) follows Maya , a Turkish woman who discovers that her great grandmother was a survivor of the Armenian Genocide. As Maya wrestles with this new reality, she comes to embody the conflict that remains unresolved between the two nations.

Naré Mkrtchyan  holds a Bachelor of Arts in Film Production from the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts. She has written, directed and produced over 60 short films. Her passion is telling unique human stories that connect people and move beyond the boundaries of nationality, gender, and religion.

Presented by the Armenian Film Foundation and Abril Bookstore.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Sign Up for Our Newsletters

Get notified of the latest updates from MassisPost.

You May Also Like

California Legislature Commemorates the 103rd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

SACRAMENTO, CA – Members of the California Legislature today commemorated the 103rd…

Armenia Ready to Allow Evacuation of Dead and Wounded Azeri Soldiers

YEREVAN — Armenia is ready to allow Azerbaijan to evacuate the wounded…

Turkish Intellectuals Who Have Recognized The Armenian Genocide: Ümit Kurt

By Hambersom Aghbashian Ümit Kurt (born 1984, Gaziantep- Turkey) is a Turkish…

Istanbul-Born Armenian Singer’s Album Gets Popularity in Turkey

Turkey’s leading private music TV channels as well as the country’s state-run…