Our Atlantis
Our Atlantis

Our Atlantis

Director Arthur Sukiasyan

Production year 2014

Length 83min.

Country Armenia/France/Turkey


Our Atlantis is a documentary about an Armenian camp in Istanbul, which was built by orphans in 1960's and later on taken away by Turkish authorities. This is a journey between the past and present of the camp showing how 30 years later children of this camp try not to lose their camp memories. As this documentary collects main protagonists’ personal stories and memories about camp, a larger story begins to unfold.


Arthur Sukiasyan
Arthur Sukiasyan



Jean-Pierre Lagrange, Arthur Sukiasyan


Arthur Sukiasyan

Director of Photography

Tammam Hamza

Production designer

Vardan Harutyunyan

Music by

Vardan Harutyunyan


Liana Khutsiyan


Karine Germain

Production company(ies)

JPL Productions 2 place Dumas de Loire 69009 Lyon

Arthur Sukiasyan

Graduated from Yerevan State Pedagogical University, worked at the Public Radio as a journalist-editor, later he worked for the Newmag magazine as a film journalist. He studied filmmaking at the Golden Apricot’s IFF Master School of Cinema. Soon after he worked at Bars Media documentary films’ studio as a producer. He currently works as a film director at AidArmenia Fund Studio.His film project Our Atlantis won ATCP Project Prize in 2013.


The 8th Day (2006), Meeting (2008), Handsome Boy of Yerevan (2010), Master of Doves (2010, doc.), 8 Minutes of Armenia (2011, doc.), Our Atlantis (2014, doc.).

FILMS 2015