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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. ...

‘Women Of 1915’ Opening Sequence Nominated for Regional Emmy Award

The Armenoid Team announced on October 21 that the award-winning filmmaker, Bared Maronian’s opening sequence of “Women of 1915” documentary has been nominated by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) 40th Annual ...

“The Promise” a Hit at the Toronto International Film Festival

By Aris Babikian The long-awaited debut of the Armenian Genocide epic “The Promise” was a great success at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). Close to 2,500 critics, reviewers, industry personalities, and movie fans packed ...

11th Annual Pomegranate Film Festival Promises Spectacular Line-up

By Roubina Shnorhokian Hamazkayin’s 11th annual world renowned Pomegranate Film Festival will take place on November 17-20th, 2016, promising to deliver a spectacular array of films and a unique gala soirée. This year marks ...

Armenia Selects ‘Earthquake’ for Oscars Foreign-Language Category

(Hollywood Reporter)—A dramatized recreation of one of the Soviet Union’s most devastating natural disasters — the Spitak earthquake in northern Armenia in December 1988 — has been chosen as Armenia’s submission for best foreign-language ...

Dead Poets and a Cobblestone Path

By Dr. Khatchig Mouradian A few weeks ago, I visited Misak Medzarents’ (1886-1908) village, Pingean, near the city of Agn (current name: Kemaliye) in Turkey. As I walked in the narrow, cobblestone streets and alleyways of the village where ...

Director Terry George on His Armenian Genocide Romance “The Promise”

(Brent Lang, Variety) - Terry George earned critical raves with 2004’s “Hotel Rwanda,” an unflinching portrait of courage in the face of human cruelty that nabbed Oscar nominations for its script and for stars Don Cheadle and Sophie Okonedo. ...