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'''Araz Artinian''' is an [[Armenia|Armenian]]-[[Canada|Canadian]] filmmaker and documentarian.
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Artinian was born in [[Montreal]], [[Quebec]], but her parents and paternal grandparents were from [[Egypt]].
* ''The Genocide in Me'' (2005)
==External links==
* [http://www.twentyvoices.org Twenty Voices] - Artinian's documentary website
Araz Artinian is an Armenian/Canadian born filmmaker whose production
history consists of a series of documentaries on survivors of the
Armenian Genocide and survivors of the 1988 earthquake. Most recently,
she collaborated with famous filmmaker Atom Egoyan as the Head
Researcher for his film ARARAT. Araz's latest film, "The Genocide In
Me", received interest from all over the world and has so far been seen
in Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver, New York, Boston, Philadelphia and
Araz Artinian visited Australia by the invitation of the Armenian
National Committee of Australia from the 24th November until the 6th
December 2005.  On Sunday the 27th of November, we welcomed community
members to the premier screening of her film "The Genocide In Me".  Over
250 guests filled the AFTRS hall and once the film finished and
discussion time began, it was evident that the documentary generated a
genuine interest amongst the people.  The documentary raised topics that
were relevant to the Sydney Armenian community today and it allowed the
audience to openly converse about issues that have affected them.
Throughout her visit, she met with Hamazkaine Arshak and Sophie Galstaun
students, SBS Armenian Radio and Sardarabad Radio to discuss her film.
Wherever she went, she received great response and immense appreciation
for her documentary "The Genocide In Me".  On the 30th of November, Araz
was the special guest at the anniversary cocktail for the ANCA in NSW
Parliament House.  There she showed edited highlights of interviews she
had conducted with survivors of the Armenian Genocide.  After her
Melbourne screening on the 4th of December, Araz returned home where she
will continue to produce projects relating to issues of the Armenian
[[Category:Armenian Individuals|Artinian, Araz]]
[[Category:Armenian Individuals|Artinian, Araz]]

Revision as of 07:57, 28 April 2006

Araz Artinian is an Armenian-Canadian filmmaker and documentarian.

Artinian was born in Montreal, Quebec, but her parents and paternal grandparents were from Egypt.


  • The Genocide in Me (2005)

External links