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Screening of documentary by Andrew Goldberg ''Armenian Genocide'', AUA

Publish Date: Apr 08, 2015

Event Dates: from Apr 09, 2015 04:30 to Apr 09, 2015 07:00

Phone: +374 10 32-40-40

Documentary screening followed by Q&A with Nareg Seferian

The Armenian Genocide is the complete story of the first Genocide of the 20th century – when over a million Armenians died at the hands of the Ottoman Turks during World War I. This unprecedented and powerful one-hour documentary, which aired April 17th, 2006 on PBS, was written, directed and produced by Emmy Award-winning producer Andrew Goldberg of Two Cats Productions, in association with Oregon Public Broadcasting. The documentary was made possible by the sponsorship of the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU).

Featuring interviews with the leading experts in the field such as Pulitzer Prize-winning author Samantha Power and New York Times best-selling author, Peter Balakian, this film features never-before-seen historical footage of the events and key players of one of the greatest untold stories of the 20th century. The Armenian Genocide is narrated by Julianna Margulies and includes historical narrations by Ed Harris, Natalie Portman, Laura Linney and Orlando Bloom, among others.

“…powerful… the documentary honors the victims of the Armenian genocide and also pays tribute to dissidents in Turkey who are brave enough to speak out despite government censorship.” – Alessandra Stanley, Chief Television Critic, New York Times.

“Serious, literate and ultimately heartbreaking.” “…(made with) precision and intelligence.” – NJ Star Ledger.

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