The Other Side of Home: Armenian Genocide documentary to vie for Oscar

A documentary on the Armenian Genocide is on the shortlist of Oscar nominations.

“The Other Side of Home” (by Nare Mkrtchyan) has been presented for award along with nine short-length movies.

The film tells about a Turkish-Armenian woman whose grandmother was a Genocide survivor. The hero, whose memory sees a struggle between the survivor and denier, decides to visit Armenia in 2015 to take part in the Genocide centennial events.

The Yerevan-born director settled in Los Angeles in 2001. Since her completion of the USC School of Cinematic Arts, she has produced over 60 short-length movies.

The 89th Academy Awards will take place on February 26, 2017.

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