Posted on 25/09/2014
The approaching 100th anniversary of W.W.I and the Armenian Genocide of 1915, offers an ample opportunity to celebrate the contributions of the Armenian women while recognizing the humanitarian assistance extended by American and European women activists who flocked to war-ravaged Ottoman Empire to empower the surviving women to become the pillars of war-torn, post-Genocide societies.
Although countless film projects have explored the topic of the Armenian Genocide none have primarily focused on unveiling the role of the Armenian women of the era. Women of 1915 will be the first such documentary to highlight the integral role the Armenian women played ...
Posted on 25/08/2014
Orphans of the Genocide is an emotional visual journey through never-before-seen archival footage and discovered memoirs of orphans who lived through the last century’s first, fully documented and least recognized Armenian Genocide of 1915. The documentary follows Maurice Missak Kelechian whose research findings unveil the site of an Armenian orphanage located at the present day Antoura College near Beirut, Lebanon where 1,000 Armenian Genocide Orphans had lived and were forcefully converted and “Turkified” during W.W. I. In addition to the Antoura site, the documentary unveils numerous other orphanages where Armenian orphans were housed – and profiles one orphan girl who ...