The Armenian genocide drama The Promise was screened in Aleppo at the initiative of the Armenian National Committee of Syria, Kansasar reports.
Present at the event were Syrian lawmakers, leaders of the Aleppo State University, Armenia’s Consul General to Aleppo Tigran Gevorgyan, state officials, representatives of the Christian, and Arab communities, journalists.
The Promise will be screened in Aleppo for another 15 days.
The Promise centers on a love story involving a medical student (Oscar Isaac), a journalist (Christian Bale), and the Armenian woman (Charlotte Le Bon) who steals their hearts. All three find themselves grappling with the Ottomans’ decision to begin rounding up and persecuting Armenians.