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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. ...