About 1,000 times. That’s the number of airings that Ani Hovannisian’s documentary The Hidden Map will enjoy on PBS between June 5-13 in hundreds of U.S. cities.
This documentary that uncovers many pages of the forbidden Armenian past in modern-day Turkey will take you on an unforgettable journey of heartbreak discovery and hope.
The Hidden Map takes viewers deep into the ancestral Armenian homeland, where a chance meeting between an Armenian-American granddaughter of genocide survivors and a Scottish explorer leads to a joint odyssey beneath the shallow surface of modern-day Turkey, uncovering buried secrets, brave resilience, and the hidden map. Watch the trailer here.
Ani Hovannisian is the daughter of Prof. Richard Hovannisian and the late Dr. Vartiter Kotcholosian-Hovannisian, to whom the film is dedicated.
The Hidden Map has earned more than a dozen international awards and honors, and was considered for three 2021 Primetime Emmys, including Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking. Among many notable presentations in the U.S. and abroad was a special in-person screening in the UK Parliament.
This is a rare opportunity for people and communities nationwide to be involved in bringing the Armenian story to life in homes across America. Viewers who watch and pledge a nominal amount to PBS in support of its broadcasts of The Hidden Map will help ensure additional airings on a national stage and receive unique gifts, including exclusive hand-crocheted dolls made by women in Goris, Armenia –among them displaced citizens of Artsakh who are working hard to make ends meet. Please share this historic premiere with your family, friends, and local community.