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1915 Armenian Genocide (2010)

The iconic "1915 Armenian Genocide" was originally produced in 1980 (digitally restored and re-released in 2010) is based on the eyewitness accounts of four survivors whose compelling story... See full summary »

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The iconic "1915 Armenian Genocide" was originally produced in 1980 (digitally restored and re-released in 2010) is based on the eyewitness accounts of four survivors whose compelling story of the mass exterminations of the Armenian race (1915-1923) by the Turkish government provides the timeline for the anatomy of the first genocide; from this crime against humanity, in 1944 Raphael Lemkin coined the word Genocide.

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Powerful. Memorable. A rare film.
12 May 2017 | by See all my reviews

If we are to learn from history, we must tell it with our eyes and hearts fixed on truth, not fairy tales. Mr. Bedrossian has the vision and courage to peel back the curtain on a catastrophic period of world history. Some in the world would wish to conceal or forget this horrific chapter - he does not. This film shines an unblinking light on that dark genocidal time. As a world community, we must all remember these incomprehensible inhumane periods because to forget them, attempt to cloak them, or deny them, is to increase the risk of a recurrence. It should be required viewing for every child in the world community, and ever adult too.

Watch this film. Remember its lessons and in so doing, honor the victims and survivors of the Armenian Genocide.


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