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Armenian Genocide movie star Isabelle Sadoyan Passes away

(Nouvelle d`Arménie). Renowned French Armenian actress Isabelle Sadoyan has died at the age of 89․ For Armenians, Sadoyan was best known for role as Anna in the film Mayrig (Mother) by French Armenian filmmaker Henri Verneuil, and about the ...

Serj Tankian wants to organize international rock festival in Yerevan

(Armenpress).- Member of world famous SOAD rock group Serj Tankian wants to organize an international rock festival in Armenia, Tankian told AFP. The agency reminds that one year after the “Aurora” Prize, the thematic song of which was authored ...

‘The Promise’ could lose $80M serving a higher purpose

The Armenian genocide drama — starring Christian Bale and Oscar Isaac — opened to just $4.1 million over the weekend in North America, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The late Kirk Kerkorian’s parting gift to Hollywood was The Promise, ...

Where to Watch “The Promise” In Canada- A list of Theatres

The ANCC urges the Armenian-Canadian community and the wider Canadian public to attend screenings of “The Promise” and raise awareness about the Armenian Genocide while challenging the continuous denial of this crime by the Turkish Government....

11 Celebrities Promoting Armenian Genocide-Themed “The Promise” To Open in Theatres April 21

 After surviving a targeted effort by Turkish lobbies to derail its success, the Armenian Genocide film The Promise will open in American theaters next week. And Hollywood celebs are getting the word out. Two months after the film’s Toronto Film ...

The AGBU Nubar Library Launches Website For Its Digital Collection

The AGBU Nubar Library in Paris is proud to announce the launch of its website, offering a wealth of information, photos and documents about Armenians in the Ottoman Empire and the Armenian diaspora. The library's collection primarily concerns the ...

Armenian American Museum Unveils Concept Design for Downtown Glendale Site

Street East To West (daytime) The Armenian American Museum and Cultural Center (AAM) unveiled the Concept Design of the museum for the location across from the Central Library in downtown Glendale at a gathering of more than 400 community members ...

‘We Are Egyptian Armenians’ – a film about the history of the Armenian community

The documentary ‘We Are Egyptian Armenians,’ directed by Waheed Sobhi, relays the history of the Armenian community in Egypt as recounted by many of its members and supported with archival materials including photos, videos and paintings. The ...

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...