Scenes from the new documentary, “Armenia, My Home,” by filmmaker Andrew Goldberg of Westport.

WESTPORT — The beauty, culture and turbulent history of Armenia, straddling the Caucasus region between Europe and Asia, is the topic of a new documentary by Andrew Goldberg, an award-winning filmmaker and Westport resident.

“Armenia, My Home,” which is being broadcast on PBS stations around the country, will premiere at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, March 3, on Connecticut Public Television. It also will be shown at 10 p.m. Wednesday, March 6 and at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 7 by CPTV Spirit.

The documentary, narrated by actress Andrea Martin, will explore both the current-day Armenian Republic and its nearly 3,000-year history. 

Visual elements include medieval monasteries dating from Armenia’s history as an early Christian nation, the Hellenistic temple of Garni and the Caucasian mountains.

Newspaper headlines reporting the 1915 Turkish attacks on Armenia, known as the Armenian Genocide.

Participants with Armenian heritage include: actor Eric Bogosian from “Succession;” Chris Bohjalian, writer for HBO’s “The Flight Attendant;” Peter Balakian, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “Black Dog of Fate;” Sona Movsesian, Conan O’Brien’s “assistant” from his TV talks shows; artist Michael Aram, and Bishop Mesrop Parsamyan, primate of the Eastern Diocese of New York.

“For so many that we interviewed in this film, Armenia is more than a country, it’s a part of who they are — a community that has survived and flourished, despite untold enemies who sought to conquer them,” Goldberg said in a publicity release for the documentary.

“This is more than a story of a nation, it is the story of some of the most resilient people alive.”

Goldberg, executive producer and director at So Much Film in New York City, previously wrote, produced and directed the documentary, “The Armenian Genocide.” Among his other film credits are “Viral: Antisemitism In Four Mutations,” “Antisemitism in the 21st Century: The Resurgence,” “Proud to Serve: The Men and Women of the U.S. Army,” “Out in America” and “A Yiddish World Remembered,” which won an Emmy Award.

Goldberg also made headlines in Westport, and nationally, last December when he wrote an essay, “My Son Faced Antisemitism. His School Tried to Buy Our Silence,” published by

In the essay, Goldberg wrote that his son had been repeatedly targeted by antisemitic bullying in school, and criticized Westport school officials for what he said was their failure to address the problem. The family ultimately decided to send the boy to a private school for his well-being.