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My Son Shall Be Armenian ONF/NFB


Catalogue Number:  NFB530582
Producer:  National Film Board Of Canada
Producers:  Yves Bisaillon
Directors:  Hagop Goudsouzian
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Montreal), Office national du film du Canada (Montreal)
Subject:  Arts, Diversity, Documentary, Global Studies, History, Social Issues, World History
Language:  French
Grade Level:  Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  2004
Running Time:  80:43


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Exploring the question of Armenian identity, My Son Shall Be Armenian follows the initiatory voyage of filmmaker Hagop Goudsouzian, who, accompanied by five Monteal men and women of Armenian origin, returned to the land of his ancestors in search of survivors of the genocide of 1915. Through the moving testimony of those centenarians and the funny and touching accounts of his fellow travellers from the New World, Hagop Goudsouzian has crafted a dignified and poignant film on the need to make peace with the past in order to turn toward the future.



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