I Am Not Alone - Live Q&A

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Showings

Home Viewing Wed, May 20 7:00 PM
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General Public:FREE EVENT
Film Info
Is Q&A:True
Programs:World Cinema
Documentary
Runtime:30 min

Description

Wednesday, May 20 at 7:00pm: Join MSPIFF, I Am Not Alone director Garin Hovannisian, and producer Alec Mouhibian for a live Q&A and conversation about the film and to take your questions.

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Director Biography

Garin Hovannisian

Garin Hovannisian is an Armenian-American who graduated from Columbia University's graduate School of Journalism, and is a recipient of a Fulbright scholarship in creative writing. He co-wrote and co-directed the feature film 1915 (2015) and has written the book Family of Shadows: A century of murder, memory, and the Armenian American dream (2011), both of which focus on the Armenian Genocide.

About the film

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In this stirring documentary, Nikol Pashinyan, journalist and politician, stands up against Armenia’s Republican Party as they try to keep their leader, Serzh Sargsyan in power through whatever means possible by trying to subvert term limits.

This documentary about the 2018 Armenian revolution focuses on Pashinyan, as he decides to march alone for two-weeks from Gyumri to Yerevan's Liberty Square, a journey of over 100 kilometers. As he does, he calls attention to this outrageous power grab, and is soon joined by more and more of his countrymen. This set off a series of crucial demonstrations that would eventually force Sargsyan to resign his illegal third term. Featuring interviews with members of both parties (including Sargsyan himself), camerawork from his own crew and from bystanders, I Am Not Alone is at once fair, shot through with purpose, and thought-provoking. “One of my favorite films this year!” --Collider


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