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YP Yerevan & Repat Armenia Foundation Screening of Documentary “My Unfamiliar Fatherland”

 

In cooperation with Repat Armenia Foundation, YP Yerevan screened the documentary of “My Unfamiliar Fatherland” directed by Ara Shirinyan and scriptwriter Tigran Paskevichyan on March 15 at the  AGBU Yerevan office with 50 guests in attendance. Shot in Armenia, Lebanon and the USA, the documentary summarizes the history of the Great Repatriation of Armenians from 1945-1949 and its consequences. The screening was followed by a discussion with the filmmakers and some of the participants in the film: Edward Melkonian, Emilia Ohanian and Seda Deevejian. Parallels between the current repatriation environment and the Great Repatriation were drawn during the discussion. For more information on the event, please click the following links accordingly for the full story, news coverage, and pictures.

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