The Roots  

in 2016 Competition


Short | Armenia | 13 min
  • Marianna Tovmasyan
  • Marianna Tovmasyan
  • Marianna Tovmasyan
  • Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University
  • Gor Ghukasyan Levon Abgaryan Bella Ashugyan Lusine Berberyan Arman Davtyan

This is a story about a young filmmaker who is going to shoot a film about the Armenian Genocide. During the preparation for the shoot he imagines his future, already an established film footage (Armenia: Breaking apricot, family tree-growing with Genocide photos). Telling the plot of the film which is about  her grandfather, who had miraculously survived the genocide, she realizes that the old man could not be saved and that she was not born.