A Young Filmmaker’s Quest to Find Her Voice in Cinema (The Armenian Weekly)

  An Interview with Talin Avakian Avakian spoke with the Weekly about the project, as well as her sources of inspiration.Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt), Talin Avakian is already making strides in the film industry. Her senior thesis, a 30-minute film titled “Demi Pointe,” chronicles a young girl’s...

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Sevgili Hrant Dink’e Berlin mektubu… (AGOS)

Hasan Cemal, Milliyet gazetesindeki köşesinde ‘Sevgili Hrant Dink’e Berlin mektubu…’ başlıklı yazısında, “Hrant Dink hayatıyla ödediği korkunç bedelle, benim aklımın da tutsaklık zincirlerini kırdı diyebilirim” sözleriyle Dink’in, kendini nasıl etkilediğini anlattı. Sevgili Hrant;  Berlin kış kıyamet. Soğuk gerçekten dondurucu. Arada bir kar atıştırıyor. Gri kurşuni bir hava. Friedrichstrasse tenha… Berlin’e...

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Archbishop Manoogian elected Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem (Panarmenian.net)

  January 24, 2013 – 14:00 AMT PanARMENIAN.Net – Archbishop Nourhan Manoogian, the current Grand Sacristan of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem, has been elected 97th Armenian Patriarch, gaining 18 out of 33 votes, in the second round of the solemn election that took place Thursday, Jan 24. Meeting in conclave, the...

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Heavy Police Presence in Samatya after Attacks on Armenians

    ISTANBUL, Turkey (A.W.)—The Armenian neighborhood of Samatya in Istanbul is now under heavy police patrol after a series of attacks against elderly Armenian women in recent weeks, the Armenian Weekly has learned from activists and sources in Samatya.   Agos headline: Turkey Silent as Attacks Continue The Istanbul...

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Mouradian: Mülksüzleşmenin dilini iade ediyor, adaletin dilini talep ediyorum (Hyetert)

Türkçe bana nasıl geldi? CV’ime bir yabancı dil daha eklemek için bir kursta öğrenmedim. Türkçe bana doğduğum gün bir lütuf olarak verildi. Ben her ne kadar talep etmediysem de, geri çevirmem de mümkün değildi. Bu dil bana babaannemin sesi ile geldi.Sizler için, Türkçe anadiliniz.Ama benim için babaannemin dili. Dedelerim soykırımdan kurtulup...

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Katherine Sarafian Wins Golden Globe for ‘Brave’ (ASBAREZ)

Katherine Sarafian accepting the Golden Globe LOS ANGELES–Katherine Sarafian, producer of the animated feature film, Brave, took home a Golden Globe award Sunday night when her film won for Best Animated Feature Film. This is a good omen for Sarafian and her film, since Brave is nominated for both an...

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Armenian Wine Makes Bloomberg’s Top 10 List (V.Akpulat)

  The 2010 Zorah Karasi Areni Noir, made from grapes from the Areni region of Armenia, was ranked in Bloomberg’s top 10 list. Bloomberg’s Elin McCoy, in the piece entitled “Top 10 Wines of 2012 From Burgundy to Armenia to Sonoma” said that the Top 10 list was compiled after sampling 4,000 wines...

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Dink Commemoration in LA to Feature Talk on ‘Hidden Armenians’ (The Armenian Weekly)

LOS ANGELES, Calif.—On Sunday,  Jan. 13, the Organization of Istanbul Armenians (OIA) will commemorate the 6th anniversary of Hrant Dink’s martyrdom with a lecture on the “hidden Armenians” of Turkey by Armenian Weekly editor Khatchig Mouradian. The lecture, titled “Historic Armenia Today: Between the Hidden and the Revealed (A Photographic...

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