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Azad by Sona Tatoyan

May 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

A Multimedia Puppetry event as part of the Northeast Human Rights Film Festival at UConn

Sunday, May 21 at 4PM

Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry


Azad (“Free” in Armenian) created by Sona Tatoyan is a kaleidoscopic story within a story within a story, centered on a storyteller’s discovery of her great-great grandfather’s handmade Karagöz shadow puppets in Aleppo during the Syrian war, a century after he salvaged his family and his art from the Armenian Genocide.

Learn more about the film festival: filmfestival.humanrights.uconn.edu/2023-festival/azad


Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry
1 Royce Circle
Mansfield, CT United States
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