Mardigian Library Open by Appointment
Mardigian Library Open by Appointment

Event Videos — #ProjectSAVE

The Dildilians: A Story of Photography and Survival

The Dildilians: A Story of Photography and Survival

A virtual film screening and discussion of "The Dildilians: A Story of Photography and Survival," a documentary capturing the way of life in Anatolia, Turkey prior to the Armenian Genocide of 1915. The story is told through the voices of family descendants of the Dildilians, a family of remarkable photographers, and supplemented with historical photographs and documents from the family archive. 

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PORTRAITS OF UNBELONGING: Photography, the Ottoman State, and the Making of Armenian Emigrants, 1896-1908

PORTRAITS OF UNBELONGING: Photography, the Ottoman State, and the Making of Armenian Emigrants, 1896-1908

Portraits of Unbelonging investigates the history of Ottoman Armenian emigration from the Ottoman east to the United States from the politically fraught and often violent 1890s to the end of Abdülhamid II's reign in 1909.

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