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The Promise

Movie Review – The Promise

It is estimated that over 1.5 million Armenians were exterminated during the Armenian Genocide which began in 1915. Let that sink in for a moment and ask yourself if you were even aware of it.  I’m sorry to say, I was not.  The Promise written and directed by Terry George (Hotel Rwanda, The Boxer, In The Name of the Father) from Belfast tells the harrowing tale of how the Ottoman Empire attempted to wipe out the Armenians. Continue reading