Running since 2005, the Pomegranate Film Festival showcases the very best of Armenian films. In a special bonus episode, we speak with festival volunteer (and friend to the show), Peter Adourian about its vision and the nature of violence in film. Plus, we get to speak with director Hayk Matevosyan! Thanks so much Peter and… [Read More]
The relevance of this film was scary. . . . We were filming scenes of refugees fleeing across the desert while we were watching it on television. We were filming a siege in the mountains when the Yazidi were trapped in a mountain by ISIS.
The modern concept of genocide did not begin with the Holocaust; it started with the attempted extermination of the Armenians during the early years of World War I. The Promise tells the horrifying tale through the story of a love triangle (or perhaps quadrangle).