Santa Barbara

Shorts

World Premiere

SHORT | United States | 15 MINUTES | English, Russian | English subtitles

SANTA BARBARA

Experimental, Women, Documentary, Drama, Romance, Art

Based on the true story of artist Diana Markosian, Santa Barbara explores the profound sacrifice made by Markosian's mother becoming a mail-order bride in search of the American Dream.



Playing in: Compass

CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Diana Markosian

Diana Markosian is a photographer and filmmaker who takes an intimate and experimental approach to storytelling. Blending documentary and conceptual practices, she explores the border between reality and fiction. Her first book, Santa Barbara (Aperture, 2020) was selected by TIME Magazine and MoMA as top photobooks of 2022. 

Director
Diana Markosian
Producer
Jacob Halajian, Sarah Miller
Screenwriter
Lynda Myles, Paul Germain
Cinematographer
David Feeney-Mosier, Argo Baroyan
Editor
Kate Emerson
Composer
Nils Frahm
Executive Producer
Zoe Potkin
Associate Producer
Harut Mangasaryan, Arev Avenesyan
Cast
Gene Jones, Ana Imnadze

CONTACTS

Print Source
Zoe Potkin
New York, NY 10001
Phone: 19179296899
zoepotkin@gmail.com
US Sales Contact
Zoe Potkin
New York, NY 10001
Phone: 19179296899
zoepotkin@gmail.com
International Sales Contact
Zoe Potkin
New York, NY 10001
Phone: 19179296899
zoepotkin@gmail.com
Press Contact
Zoe Potkin
New York, NY 10001
Phone: 19179296899
zoepotkin@gmail.com