14TH POMEGRANATE FILM FESTIVAL, NOVEMBER 13-17, 2019

Tuesday 2015

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ARAM, ARAM – Lebanon/USA – Chris Chambers – 78 min. – Ontario Premiere

A recipient of rave reviews and enjoying success at prominent festivals including the LA Film Festival. Director Chris Chambers delivers a thought-provoking drama about a young man’s experiences in gang culture in LA. Suddenly uprooted from his home in Lebanon, a twelve year old boy named Aram, goes to live with his grandfather, but falls susceptible to the crooked gangs ...
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PHOTOS BY KIRK – Canada/USA – Jamie Day Fleck – 25 min.

An insightful documentary recently screened at the prestigious Hot Docs Film Festival. Director/artist Jamie Day Fleck presents the life of an Armenian photographer, Mr. Kirk, who captured the thriving atmosphere of Bronx, New York. Due in part as a result of his childhood, he was able to capture the joyous occasions of his cherished neighborhood by taking photos of weddings, ...
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AFTER THIS DAY – Armenia/Lebanon/ Turkey/USA – Nigol Bezjian – 77 min.

An astounding and well-researched documentary about the notorious orphanage in Antoura, Lebanon, where children were sent to be Turkified under the order of Jamal Pasha. The children experienced horrific circumstances, but this is ultimately a true story of how many endured to tell their stories of survival and death-defying courage. Bezjian uncovers how the children held onto their Armenian faith ...