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

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

Thursday, March 5, 2020 AT 7:45 pmSt. 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...

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Matthew Karanian Presents A Pilgrims Guide to Ancient Armenia ~ Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Matthew Karanian Presents A Pilgrims Guide to Ancient Armenia ~ Tuesday, October 29, 2019

A Pilgrims Guide to Ancient Armenia: A celebration of the Armenia that avoided destruction: the monuments, the churches and Armenians who persevered in the face of persecution.Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 7:45 pmSt. Leon Church Abajian Hall, 12-61 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410Explore Western Armenia and the First Armenian Republic with author-photographer Matthew Karanian and chart your journey to the ancient Armenian lands of Yerevan, Gyumri, Kars, Ani, Van, Bitlis, Diyarbakir, Erzerum, Kharpert and Sebastia.Join Matthew Karanian as he brings together the power of the Armenian past with its material presence today through a masterful combination of story-telling and...

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Heghnar Zeitlian Watenpaugh on The Missing Pages ~ September 12, 2019

Heghnar Zeitlian Watenpaugh on The Missing Pages ~ September 12, 2019

Heghnar Z. Watenpaugh, "The Missing Pages" Moderated by Harout EkmanianThursday, September 12, 2019 at 7:45 pm at St. Leon Armenian Church, Charles & Grace Pinajian Youth Center, 12-61 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410 The event is free. A reception will follow the discussion and book signing. For more information call 201-791-2862. The Missing Pages is the biography of the Zeytun Gospels, a manuscript illuminated by the greatest medieval Armenian artist, Toros Roslin, which is at once art, sacred object, and cultural heritage. Join Heghnar Zeitlian Watenpaugh as she traces the manuscript’s footsteps through seven centuries, from medieval Armenia to the killing fields of...

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