“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 the downtown Roy Thomson Hall to attend the red carpet gala. The prolonged standing ovation at the end ...
The Final Screening of The Promise with Director Terry George – A personal account
By Talyn Terzian Gilmour
Full disclosure: I’m an Armenian-Canadian and this is an account of my night at the final screening of the Promise, a story about the Armenian Genocide, and the surprise question and answer period with Terry George, Director, at the Toronto International Film Festival.
I felt I had so much riding on the ...