Uncovering Roots

The Lost Voice - Aurora Mardiganian: Part 2

December 11, 2023 Uncovering Roots Season 1 Episode 2
Uncovering Roots
The Lost Voice - Aurora Mardiganian: Part 2
Show Notes

After a harrowing two years under Ottoman occupation, Aurora Mardiganian finally manages to escape to America. But her story doesn’t stop there… Aurora is suddenly thrown into Hollywood, where she becomes the lead actress of the film based on her own life.

This episode was produced and sound designed by Maxim Saakyan. Editorial support from Al Shaibani and sound design support from George Patterson.

Thank you to the Armenian Film Foundation for letting us use Aurora Mardiganian’s testimony.  

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