Alik Tamar Barsoumian
Alik Tamar Barsoumian is a filmmaker based in New York, where she directs and produces narrative films, commercials, and documentaries. Alik grew up in the non-profit arts organization her parents began in Los Angeles over twenty years ago, which shaped her desire to explore the human experience through storytelling. A graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts with an MFA in filmmaking, Alik is an IFP Marcie Bloom fellow, a Telluride Film Festival fellow, and a recipient of the Alfred P. Sloan Design Grant. Her short films have traveled all over the world - from the Toronto Film Festival to Rotterdam, Mumbai, and Doha. Alik is currently developing her first narrative feature, SONG OF SORROW, which won Best Graduate Screenplay at the Fusion Film Festival and received the Will and Jada Pinkett Smith Family Foundation Writing Award.
Song of Sorrow (feature film)
When a band of musicians pass through her Armenian village, a sheltered young musician begins to dream of a future that challenges the expectations of her family.