‘Orphans of the Genocide’ wins the Audience Choice Award at LA Cinefest

‘Orphans of the Genocide’ wins the Audience Choice Award at LA Cinefest 

Filmaker Bared Maronian’s documentary “Orphans of The Genocide” has won the Audience Choice Award in the category of Feature Documentary at the Los Angeles CineFest.

“Orphans of the Genocide” weaves historical archives with interviews and memoirs of Armenian orphans to establish irrevocable proof of the Armenian Genocide. An emotional, visual journey through never-before-seen archival footage and memoirs of orphans who lived through the last century’s first, fully documented, and least recognized genocide features insightful interviews with such prominent figures and scholars as British journalist Robert Fisk; Clark University’s director of the Strassler Family Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Prof. Debora Dwork; and Armenian-American Dr. Jack Kevorkian, among others.

Over the last two years, “Orphans of the Genocide” has been broadcast on PBS stations nationwide reaching more than 12 million viewers. Additionally, the documentary has been invited to participate at various events and film festivals throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe, as well as in the Middle East and South America.

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