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1915 Centennial Series: Film Presentation: Orphans of the Genocide, AUA


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April 15, 2015, 18:00 - April 15, 2015, 20:00

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By the end of WWI over 150,000 Armenian children were left parentless as a direct result of the Armenian Genocide perpetrated by Turkey. Near East Relief commissioned by the US Congress cared for over 132,000 Armenian orphansalone. Orphans of the Genocide is a short film produced by the Armenoid Team. This short documentary includes a Alex and Marie Manoogian feature interview by Maurice Missak Kelechian, whose findings unveiled Hall, Paramaz Acedisiase the secrets of an orphanage in Antoura near Beirut, Lebanon where Building 1,000 Armenian Genocide Orphans were being turkified. Mr. Keleshian's research prompted an article by award winning journalist Robert Fisk of The Independent. The documentary also includes testimonials from children of Armenian Genocide orphans and an interview by award winning journalist Robert Fisk. One of those orphanages housed 22,000 orphans Gyumri (Alexandropol) 

Directed by Bared Maronian, Written by Jackie Abramian.

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