Garin Hovanissian’s documentary about the Armenian Velvet Revolution, I Am Not Alone, premiered on September 7 at Toronto International Film Festival (Tiff), TorontoHye reports.
The documentary was applauded by a thunderous ovation from a sold-out crowd, among which were the filmmakers and a special guest Anna Hakobian, a journalist and wife of Armenia’s prime minister Nikol Pashinian.
The screening was attended by director Garin Hovannisian, Executive Producer and composer Serj Tankian, and most of the filmmaking team.
Armenian ambassador to Ottawa Anahit Harutyunian and Raffi Hovanissian, director Garin Hovanissian’s father and Armenia’s first foreign minister after independence were also present.
Right after the screening Hakopian, Hovannisian, Tankian and other members of the film crew took to the stage answering questions from the audience and the organizers.
The documentary will have 2 more screenings on September 9 and 15 at Scotiabank Theatre (259 Richmond St W, Toronto).