The San Francisco Bay Area community welcomed The Genocide Education Project (GenEd) and The Other Side of Home filmmakers Naré Mkrtchyan and Iliana Guevara at events in San Francisco and Sunnyvale, November 18 & 19.
After a presentation about GenEd by Board Member, Roxanne Makasdjian, The Other Side of Home was screened. The film was recently named as one of the final 10 films from which five Academy Award nominees will be chosen for the Short Documentary category. Conceived, directed and narrated by Mkrtchyan, the 40-minute documentary follows her on a trip Turkey in April, 2015, on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. Continue reading