Screening of Atom Egoyan’s film in Ottawa
YEREVAN, 20 MARCH, ARMENPRESS. On March 18, the Embassy of the Republic of Armenia in Canada organized the screening of world famous Canadian-Armenian filmmaker Atom Egoyan’s film “Ararat” in Ottawa. The film screening was part of the events dedicated to the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide. As the Department of Press, Information and Public Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia reports to “Armenpress”, among the participants of the event held at the Auditorium of Canada’s Library-Archives were Canadian government officials, representatives of the diplomatic corps and public circles, as well as members of the Canadian-Armenian community. The film’s director Atom Egoyan and actress Arsinée Khanjian honored the event with their presence.
After the film screening, Director of the Canadian Film Institute, famous film critic Tom McSorley talked about the film and presented the idea of it. Arsinée Khanjian touched upon the imperative for Turkey to confront the Armenian Genocide, and Atom Egoyan talked about how the film was produced. Egoyan and Khanjian also answered questions concerning the gathered.