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Leonardo DiCaprio donates $65,000 to Children of Armenia Fund

Oscar winner Leonardo DiCaprio bought a work by hot painter Joe Bradley for $65,000 at the Children of Armenia Fund’s gala at Cipriani 42nd Street, according to pagesix.com. DiCaprio’s friend, art dealer Tony Shafrazi, was the gala’s ...

The Promise’ Picked Up by Open Road Films, Gets April Release Date

LOS ANGELES– Open Road Films has acquired U.S. rights to “The Promise,” the Armenian Genocide-themed movie produced by Kirk Kerkorian’s Survival Pictures, Deadline.com on Friday, adding that it will be released in April. “The Promise...

Mkhitaryan scores, gets hurt as Man U beats Spurs 1-0

  Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored for the second match in succession to give Manchester United a much-needed victory over Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League. The fierce strike made Mkhitaryan the first Armenian to ever score in the Premier ...

POM’s 11th Season Wraps up

Hamazkayin's eleventh annual Pomegranate Film Festival (POM XI) in Toronto concluded a five day program on Sunday, November 20 of engaging cinema and unforgettable discourse celebrating filmmaking talent from around the world. Thirty-eight films ...

Kajaznuni’s ‘Nation and Homeland’ Published in Yerevan

(Armenian Weekly)- The Republic of Armenia’s first Prime Minister Hovhannes Kajaznuni’s book Nation and Homeland (Azg yev hairenik) was recently published by Yerevan’s ANI Armenian Research Center. This exceptional work on the history of ...

Peter Balakian Receives Pulitzer Prize for Poetry at Centennial Ceremony

[:en]Peter Balakian received the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for poetry at the 100th  anniversary Ceremony of the Pulitzer Prizes held at Columbia University on Oct. 13. Balakian was one of the seven recipients in the fields of Letters, Drama, and Music....

‘Fifty Years of Armenian Literature in France’ Published in Fresno

California State University, Fresno Armenian Studies Program Director Prof. Barlow Der Mugrdechian announced that Krikor Beledian’s Fifty Years of Armenian Literature in France has been published by the Armenian Series of The Press, at Califor...

The Other Side of Home: Armenian Genocide documentary shortlisted for Oscar

Armenian Genocide-themed documentary “The Other Side of Home” has been shortlisted for 89th Academy Awards. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that the field of Documentary Short Subject contenders for the 89th ...

Interview with Bared Maronian

Interview by Karin Saghdejian  Bared Maronian specializes in producing Armenian documentaries, with three films produced so far. Women of 1915 is his documentary which unveils the role of the Armenian women of the era and the horrors they ...

The Canadian Museum of Human Rights Premieres New Film in Toronto About Armenian Genocide

In partnership with the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR), on October 13th, 2016, the Armenian National Committee of Canada co-organized the premiere of the museum’s new film about the Armenian genocide, “Acts of Conscience: Armin T. ...