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Vahe Oshagan: Between Acts ~ Screening & Discussion w/filmmaker Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Vahe Oshagan: Between Acts ~ Screening & Discussion w/filmmaker Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Vahé Oshagan: Between Acts 7:00 pm, Wednesday, October 12, 2019 Columbia University in New York - Knox Hall 208, 606 West 122nd Street, New York, NY Vahé Oshagan: Between Acts is a literary biography of the preeminent writer and public intellectual of the modern Armenian diaspora.The film infuses the traditional documentary with visual, sound-text, and scholarly interpretations of Oshagan’s poetry and prose. It features readings and commentary by Oshagan of his own poetry, as well as analyses by well-known literary critics Krikor Beledian, Krikor Chahinian, Marc Nichanian; and electronic compositions by Ohannes Salibian.A discussion with filmmaker Hrayr Eulmessekian will follow.Questions? Email...

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Rosemary Hartounian Cohen on Voices from the Hidden Genocide 1918 ~ October 6, 2019

Rosemary Hartounian Cohen on Voices from the Hidden Genocide 1918 ~ October 6, 2019

Rosemary Hartounian Cohen, "Voices from the Hidden Genocide of 1918: Stories of the Turkish Massacre of Armenians in Persia–Iran" Sunday, October 6, 2019, at 4:00 pm, Ararat-Eskijian Museum, Sheen Chapel, 15105 Mission Hills Road, Mission Hills, CA 91345 The lecture is dedicated to the memory of Janet Samuelian The massacre of Armenians that occurred in northern Persia in 1918 was a continuation of the Armenian Genocide which began in 1915 in the Ottoman Empire.This book contains the words and the stories of the survivors of the massacre.The author’s grandmother, Arousiak, and mother, Liana, were the sole survivors of the massacre that took...

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The Stateless Diplomat ~ New York Screening ~ October 2, 2019

The Stateless Diplomat ~ New York Screening ~ October 2, 2019

"The Stateless Diplomat: Diana Apcar's Heroic Life," a Documentary by Mimi Malayan   Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 7:00-8:30 pm, at the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, 420 West 118th Street  Conference Room 918 (9th floor), New York, NY 10027 Join us for a screening of The Stateless Diplomat, which tells the story of Diana Apcar, a 19th century Armenian writer living in Japan who became the de facto ambassador of the short-lived First Armenian Republic. The screening will be followed by a discussion with the filmmaker, Apcar's great granddaughter Mimi Malayan. Mimi Malayan was born and raised in San Francisco for the first decade of her...

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The Stateless Diplomat - A Film Screening ~ September 29, 2019

The Stateless Diplomat - A Film Screening ~ September 29, 2019

"The Stateless Diplomat: Diana Apcar's Heroic Life," a Documentary by Mimi Malayan Sunday, September 29, 2019, 6:00-8:30 pm, at the Mosesian Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA 02472Please join us for this special screening of a unique documentary on the extraordinary life of Diana Apcar, Armenain activist, humanitarian, and Honorary Consul of the Republic of Armenia to Japan in 1920. Reception and opportunity to meet the Director after the screening.Tickets are on sale from the Mosesian Center for the Arts: $10 in advance or $20 at the door.ORGANIZED BY: THE ARMENIAN CULTURAL FOUNDATIONCO-SPONSORSAmaras Art AllianceArlington International Film FestivalArmenian...

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Raffi Bedrosyan on Trauma and Resilience: Armenians in Turkey ~ September 25, 2019

Raffi Bedrosyan on Trauma and Resilience: Armenians in Turkey ~ September 25, 2019

Raffi Bedrosyan, "Trauma and Resilience: Armenians in Turkey - Hidden, Not Hidden and No Longer Hidden," moderated by George AghjayanWednesday, September 25, 2019, 7:30 pm, at the AGBU New England District Center, 247 Mt. Auburn Street, Watertown, MA 02472Doors open at 7:00 pm to purchase books at NAASR on the second floor of the AGBU NE Center. Trauma and Resilience will be available for purchase and signing by the author. A reception will take place before and after the program and book signing.Trauma and Resilience: Armenians in Turkey — Hidden, Not Hidden and No Longer Hidden by Raffi Bedrosyan is a collection of articles about...

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