MOTHERLAND: Film Screening & Discussion with Filmmaker Jesse Soursourian and Activist Mary Matosian ~ Thursday, March 5, 2020

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Thursday, March 5, 2020 AT 7:45 pm
St. Leon Armenian Church / Abajian Hall
12-61 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ

MOTHERLAND: Film Screening & Discussion with Filmmaker Jesse Soursourian and Activist Mary Matosian

What if healing your country meant that you had to combat traditional gender roles? MOTHERLAND is a short documentary about the women of Artsakh who put themselves at risk to save lives of countless people that use the land to farm, collect wood and attend school.

Individually outcast; together, a collective – the deminers support each other as they take on the dangerous role of breaking stereotypes and securing the future of their war-torn republic.

JESSE SOURSOURIAN is an Armenian-American writer and director based in New York City.

MARY MATOSIAN is the executive director of the Women's Support Center - Yerevan, Armenia, which works to prevent and respond to domestic violence. She will discuss the challenges faced by women in the republics of Armenia and Artsakh

For more information call 201-791-2862.

CO-SPONSORS
AGBU Ararat
Armenian Democratic Liberal Party - Ramgavar Azatakan Kusaktsutyun - NY NJ
Armenian International Women’s Association-NJ Affiliate
Armenian Network of America - Greater NY Region
Justice Armenia
The Knights and Daughters of Vartan-Bakradouny Lodge and - Sahaganoush Otyag
National Association for Armenian Studies and Research - NAASR / Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian Lecture Series on Contemporary Armenian Issues
St. Leon Armenian Church

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