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Aurora's Sunrise

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Inna Sahakyan / AM, DE, LT, 2022 / 96 min.

In 1919, Aurora Mardiganian played herself in the silent film Auction of Souls: the story of a teenage girl who survives the Armenian genocide and escapes to America. In her animated documentary, Inna Sahakyan reconstructs this hellish, forgotten, exceptional odyssey.

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Aurora Mardigianian is just fourteen years old when most of her family are murdered during the Armenian genocide, and she is old into slavery. After finally managing to escape, she flees to the United States, where she soon comes to the attention of Hollywood.

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This movie contains scenes of violenceThis movie contains scenes of explicit discriminationPersons under 12 years must be accompanied by an adultThis movie contains foul language

Director

Inna Sahakyan

Production year

2022

Country

AM, DE, LT

Original title

Aurora's Sunrise

Length

96 min.

Language

Armenian, Turkish, English, German, Kurdish

Subtitles

ENG of NLD

Format

DCP

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