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The Epiphany: A Recount of Armenian Christmas.

That’s right, traditions are incredibly important to maintain and the stories surrounding them need to be told.

The culture, tradition and overall craziness involved in Christmas Eve, one of the most important nights of the year for Armenians is legendary. So when young filmmaker and NYU student Ella Hatamian decided she wanted to write and produce a fictional account of the feast, having her family star in the production was the obvious choice. In fact, she didn’t even ask them.

“I just assumed they would do it because they know I wouldn’t write the story if I didn’t believe it had to be told,” she says.


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