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PANOS AT BAR
This Haunting Memory (That Is Not My Own) is an epistolary exploration trying to retrace the footsteps of the filmmakers’ ancestors, through their journey in exile across the Eastern Mediterranean and the North Atlantic initiated by the Armenian Genocide, in an attempt to draw parallels between their story and that of the forcefully displaced of our present historical moment.

 Still from 'Yabandjo', 2017

Still from 'Yabandjo', 2017

Panos Aprahamian
Dates of residency:
 May 29 - July 30
Born: 1986
Lives and works: Beirut, Lebanon
URL: https://vimeo.com/panosaprahamian
Education: 
2015 MA (Distinction) in Documentary Film at the London College of Communication – University of the Arts London
2008 BA in Audiovisual Production at the Lebanese Academy of Fine Arts – Balamand University 

Statement: 
Panos Aprahamian is a writer and filmmaker based in Beirut. After graduating from the Lebanese Academy of Fine Arts he moved to London to continue his studies at the University of the Arts as a Caspian Arts Scholar specializing in documentary filmmaking. He produced his first film Yabandjo (2016) for Video Works 7 at Ashkal Alwan and is currently developing his second thanks to a grant from the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC). His work has been showcased at film festivals and art spaces in Lebanon, Italy, UK, and UAE.