Videos from the Armenian struggle

Screen shot 2015-01-09 at 3.45.26 PM (1)NYU Abu Dhabi has acquired archival footage from Bars Media Documentary Film Studio, chronicling the struggles in the hotspots of the former Soviet Union. Bars Media (“Bars” means “simple” or “clear”), one of the first independent film companies in Armenia, specializes in making documentaries about human stories, culture, history and other social issues.

DLTS has just finished QC of this collection, which was digitized in Armenia according to our specifications but required a fair amount of remediation on our end to make sure it was ready for preservation. The material is intense and often difficult to watch, but watch it we did, to ensure the quality of the end product.