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“Orphans of the Genocide” documentary to be broadcast across PBS stations by April 24

Asbarez  – Armenoid Productions– a documentary film production company of dedicated, storytellers of concealed history – today announced that the National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA) has selected its awardwinning Orphans of the Genocide documentary by Bared Maronian for national distribution to over 300 public television stations. The documentary is scheduled for national broadcast across PBS stations by April 24.

“I urge Armenian-Americans nationwide to contact their local public television station’s programing department to urge them to air Orphans of the Genocide’s special 60-minute version sponsored by NETA,” said Maronian. “This is a great honor that NETA has selected a documentary on the Armenian Genocide as part of their select number of programming recommendations to national PBS stations.”

The National Educational Telecommunications Association is a professional association that serves public television licensees and educational entities in all 50 states, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. The four-time Regional Emmy Award winner filmmaker, Bared Maronian’s Orphans of The Genocide documentary has been previously screened on select PBS stations nationwide. The documentary weaves historical archives with interviews and memoirs of Armenian orphans establishing irrevocable proof of the Armenian Genocide. An emotional, visual journey through never-before-seen archival footage and discovered memoirs of orphans who lived through the last century’s first genocide. Maronian is currently completing his new documentary project – Women of 1915 – of stories of Armenian and non-Armenian women heroines who lived through the atrocities of W.W.I and survived to retell stories of strength, perseverance, and empowerment.

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