Barkev Kevorkian, Armenian, Hobby cosmologist and advanced-stage Parkinson patient, goes on a final journey through the Bekaa Valley in Lebanon. Plagued by cramps and hallucinations, the mute man sketches a vision of his past and possible future, but also of that of his torn homeland.
Meet the director
Lebanese-Canadian filmmaker Noura Kevorkian had her debut in 2002 with short doc VEILS UNCOVERED about lingerie styles in Damascus. Her TV film “Code Green” 2006 was one of the first environmental reality formats. Her documentary ANJAR: FLOWERS, GOATS AND HEROES (2009) deals with a girl finding out all the old people in her village are survivors of the Armenian Genocide in WWI. She’s the daughter of Barkev Kevorkian, the protagonist.