GLENDALE — Award winning documentary Film “Crows of the Desert – A Hero’s Journey through the Armenian Genocide” will be screened on Thursday, June 15, 2017, at 7:30 pm, at Glendale Central Library Auditorium, 222 East Harvard Street, followed by a discussion with the director, Marta Houske and the grandson of Levon Yotnakhparian, Levon Parian. The program is sponsored by Arpa International Film Festival and Arpa Foundation for Film, Music and Art.

“Crows of the Desert – A Hero’s Journey through the Armenian Genocide” is a documentary film based on the Memoirs of Levon Yotnakhparian. It is the incredible true story of one man’s brave struggle to stay alive, and to help save his fellow Armenian survivors from near extinction in the 20th Century’s first genocide.

Marta Houske is a director and producer. She is a member of Directors Guild of America. Through her company Matrix Communications, she has produced short films and documentaries for Disney, Times-Mirror, etc.

Levon Parian is the grandson of Levon Yotnakhparian and the editor of his grandfather’s memoirs Crows of the Desert. He is an award-winning photographer whose works have been published and exhibited extensively in the United States and abroad. Parian is one of the artists and photographer of survivors for the iwitness installation currently displayed in Central Park behind the Central Library in Glendale.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Sign Up for Our Newsletters

Get notified of the latest updates from MassisPost.

You May Also Like

Sergey Lavrov: “Russian Troops Stationed in Armenia Ready to Fight ISIS”

MOSCOW (RFE/RL) — Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday that…

Turkish Intellectuals Who Have Recognized The Armenian Genocide: Ibrahim Betil

By Hambersom Aghbashian Ibrahim Betil (born in 1944 in Istanbul- Turkey) is…

CNN International Features Armenia in Documentary

CNN has taken a glimpse into the life of modern-day Armenia as…

COAF Yerevan Music Festival Features Top Bands

NEW YORK – The Children of Armenia Fund (COAF) held its first…