“Recipe In Exile” – Chantal Kassarjian, USA, 2019, 4’30”

Synopsis: The film tackles a very personal yet universal story about tradition, family heritage and adaptability. It is a tale that spans a hundred years, juxtaposing the lives of two immigrant women and linking them through a traditional family recipe being passed on from generation to generation. The story is inspired by the Syrian refugee crisis in the context of the Armenian diaspora, highlighting the importance of holding on to our cultural heritage in order to stay connected to our roots.

Title: Recipe In Exile
Director: Chantal Kassarjian
Musician: Lucy Tchamsarian