The Hidden Map

(Rochester, NY) – The Hidden Map, premiering Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at 8 p.m. on WXXI-TV, takes viewers beneath the surface of modern-day Turkey, where the forbidden Armenian past has been awaiting discovery for more than a century. The story comes to life as Ani Hovannisian, an American-Armenian granddaughter of genocide survivors, ventures to their lost ancestral homeland in search of long-buried truths. A chance encounter with a Scottish explorer, Steven Sim, leads to a joint odyssey unearthing sacred relics, silenced voices, daring resilience and the hidden map. The result is a story of discovery, heartbreak and hope that belongs to all of humanity.

Produced by Storydoc Productions, The Hidden Map is directed, produced, written and edited by Ani Hovannisian.

Photo: Baydzar and Sarkis, among the last full Armenians in Diyarbakir.
Credit: Courtesy of Ani Hovannisian

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