The pandemic, home, war and love through the eyes of a child. Mushegh Hambardzumyan,9, lives in Yerevan but spends his summers in Stepanavan at his grandfather's house, where he likes to cut the grass, read books, and play among the apple trees. For this solitary young boy, it was easy to adapt to the changes brought by the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, he is convinced that taking classes online has been good for him; now he does his assignments faster and manages to read more books. In this short documentary, Mushegh speaks about his life during the pandemic and his ideas of home, war and love.
Why are there spaces in my hometown that do not belong to me, that I do not belong to?
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