JEAN COOKE: DELIGHT IN THE THING SEEN (2017)

 

A documentary that captures the extraordinary story of Jean Cooke, one of the most unique British artists of the 20th century.

 

Produced by Ellys Sugarman

Directed by Jess Gell

Edited by Marta Miskaryan

 

 

 

 

ARQUIVO (2019)

 

On September 2nd 2018, the National Museum of Rio de Janeiro was destroyed by a tragic fire, which burnt its 20-million archive to the ground. Since then, a team of scientists and researchers has worked tirelessly to rescue and recover pieces from the ashes, while dealing with limited resources and psychological trauma. This documentary is an insight into the experience of the museum’s community and the state of the building after the fire. It explores the social impact of the event and the importance of cultural institutions in preserving childhood memories. 

 

Produced and Directed by Marta Miskaryan

Director of Photography and Sound Recordist - Jas Pitt

Editors - Marta Miskaryan and Alice Turnbull

Original Soundtrack - Flavia Tygel and Larissa Conforto

 

 

 

PLEASE, MAKE ME PRETTIER (2015)

'Three young women, a plastic surgeon and a flourishing industry.'

 

Two out of three women in Armenia have gone through rhinoplasty (nose job). This documentary explores the different aspects of this procedure: from self-confidence to the influence of the beauty industry on cultural identity. 

Directed and Edited by Marta Miskaryan

Cinematography by Artyom Saribekyan