Alique Derderian

Movie Review: Promising Young Woman

The rape-revenge trope has permeated through Hollywood over the years, especially in horror, gaining notoriety with the infamous I Spit On Your Grave in 1978. These films often offer stories of  vigilantism and vengeance, but not before the female protagonist is put  through unbearable physical and psychological agony. Recent offerings of this genre like 2017’s […]

30 June 2021 | Alique Derderian

Eyes On Artsakh: The Aftermath of War and Displacement

After 45 days of war, the latest stage of the three-decade long conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan culminated in a peace deal that forced thousands of Artsakh families to be uprooted from their homes and seek refuge in Armenia.

08 May 2021 | Alique Derderian