Empires fall, love survives. When Michael (Oscar Isaac), a brilliant medical student, meets Ana (Charlotte Le Bon), their shared Armenian heritage sparks an attraction that explodes into a romantic rivalry between Michael and Ana’s boyfriend Chris (Christian Bale), a famous American photojournalist dedicated to exposing political truth. As the Ottoman Empire crumbles into war-torn chaos, their conflicting passions must be deferred while they join forces to get their people to safety and survive themselves. The Promise is directed by Academy Award winning filmmaker Terry George (Hotel Rwanda)
#ThePromise, long awaited epic film about the Armenian Genocide releases April 21, 2017 by Academy Award winner Terry George (Hotel Rwanda)
The film is by Open Road Productions, Survival Films a production company started by late billionaire Kirk Kerkorian, who was born to Genocide Survivors in Fresno, California then by gut instinct became a billionaire with such adventures as TWA Airlines, Chr…
I do it for them, my grandparents from Van (Anatolia aka Western Armenia)
Khoren and Zabel (Hirepsime) Kachadurian survived but barely, without many family left. I promised them I would never forget or let the world forget.
I am second Generation Armenian-American, my late father taught me to give back to my community.
My late father always would say, "I never had grandparents because of those corrupt Young Turks"
I always reminded him, "You had grandparents but they were needlessly taken from you. The price you paid when you tried to defend your ancestoral ground, your home, business and church.
Here is my late father always donating his time for and services to the community.