Elective Identities: The Moving Images of Gariné Torossian
Edited by Tom McSorley. Published by the Canadian Film Institute, 2010.
Contributors: Christina Battle, Scott Birdwise, Amanda Dawn Christie, Marc Glassman, Mike Hoolboom, Tom McSorley, Solomon Nagler, Chris Robinson
Born in Beirut, raised in Toronto and now Paris-based, Armenian-Canadian filmmaker Gariné Torossian’s striking works explore the complex constructions of personal, cultural, and national identities. For two decades, these explorations have yielded some of the most daring moving images ever produced in Canadian independent filmmaking.X