The picture will get a second life – a film about the Armenian Genocide, The Promise will be shown on Netflix

YEREVAN, Aug 3 – Sputnik. The American company Netflix got the rights to show a Hollywood film on the Armenian genocide The Promise (“the Promise” – ed.). As reported on the page of the Armenian Assembly of America in Facebook, the film will be available for viewing August 8.

In turn, the producer of the film Eric Israelian thanked everyone for their support and expressed hope that the screening of the film in the us network will make it even more popular. Special thanks he expressed Pickaxe Kerkorian which is fully funded it.

“Whole libraries, and libraries will not be enough to describe our wounds. For us it was not just a movie. It was the beginning of the movement, and I will continue. We’re here. We’re not going anywhere. And we promise that we will never forget. A strong ,” wrote Israelian.

“I hope the film will get a second life”, “What’s the good news”, “This wonderful film should see all”,” Good job – that’s wonderful news”, “This film is about history that needs to be remembered,” wrote subscribers producer.

Movie The Promise (“Promise”) was established with the financial support of the American billionaire of Armenian origin Kirk Kerkorian. The author of the picture – the film “Hotel Rwanda” by Terry George, starring Oscar Isaac, Christian bale and Charlotte Le Bon. The plot unfolds in the years of the Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Empire. The world premiere took place on 21 April 2017.

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