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Special Screening of "Songs Of Solomon"

Special Screening of "Songs Of Solomon"

Please join us for a special screening of Songs Of Solomon, featuring a conversation with director Arman Nshanian and film critic Carlos Aguilar. Co-hosted by the Promise Armenian Institute at UCLA, the Promise Institute for Human Rights at UCLA School of Law, the Mgrublian Center for Human Rights, and the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU).

Friday, January 22, 2021 to Sunday, January 24, 2021
5:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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The screening will take place on Friday, January 22, 2021 at 5PM PST

For a 48-hour link to the film and the Q&A, please RSVP at


Armenia's Official Entry for Best International Feature at the 93rd Academy Awards

Inspired by true events, this is a film about a childhood friendship, torn apart by the horrific Hamidian massacres perpetrated by the Ottoman Empire. At a time of dire prejudice, a brave Turkish woman risks her own life and the life of her family to save her best friend who is hunted down for her religious beliefs. This epic portrayal spans from 1881 to 1915, Constantinople, taking us on an emotional journey to the last concert given by Archbishop Komitas. A moving biographical story, woven on the tapestry of the sacred and ancient music of Archbishop Solomon, also known as Komitas.

Sponsor(s): The Promise Institute for Human Rights at UCLA School of