(Drama, 16’)

Set in Syria of the early 1920s, Canto focuses on Antony and Dominic, British Army deserters, locked in a hotel room and a troubled relationship. Inspired by the poetry of Constantine P. Cavafy, Canto is a hymn and a tribute to the pathos of exile found in Cavafy’s work.




Written and directed by
Vatche Boulghourjian

Assistant director
Michelle Walson

Director of photogrpahy
Seo Yun Hong

Camera B operator
Amos Ezra Katz

Assistant camera
Katy Scoggin

Production design
Mahalia Cohen

Production design assistant
Caroline Oliviera

Sound mixer
Grainger David

Boom operator
Shang Sing Guo

Peter O’Leary

Jeremy Brunjes

Key grip
Yanxing Cao

Produced in association with
New York University
Tisch School of the Arts
Kanbar Institute of Film & Television
Graduate Film Division
The Institute of Performing Arts
Graduate Acting Program

Filming location
New York, USA


Ben Graney – Dominic
David Schroeder – Antony
Joseph Perrino – Ahmed

© 2008