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An Armenian destiny : the Armenian General Benevolent Union, 1906-2006 / the Centre d'Histoire Arménienne Contemporaine, Bibliothèque Nubar presents ; a film by Manuel Toulajian
Alternate Title Additional title on disc: Une œuvre dans le siècle
United States : B & W/Co., 2006
Location Call Number Status
 Armenian Research Center  343    CALL 593-5181
Subject Armenian General Benevolent Union -- History
Subject(s) Armenian massacres, 1894-1896
Genocide -- Armenia
Physical Description 1 videodisc (86 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note ACCESS: May only be used at the Armenian Research Center ; please call 313 593-5181 for Center hours
Language In French; subtitle in English
Performer/Participant Original music by Arthur Aharonian
Credits Directed by Manuel Toulajian
Summary "Cairo, 1906: a group of ten Egyptian Armenians found the Armenian General Benevolent Union, and international, secular humanitarian organization which, they hope, can help resurrect the Ottoman Armenian world after the devastation wrought by the 1894-1896 Hamidian massacres. In 1915-1916, however, nearly one and a half million Armenians are murdered by the Young Turk regime, and the challenge that the AGBU was created to meet gives way to another: the gargantuan task of rebuilding the nation from the debris of Ottoman Armenian society ... "An Armenian Destiny" traces, from its beginnings to the present, the history of this attempt to reconstruct Armenian national life after those who survived the genocide were brought back from the deserts of Palestine, Syria, and Mesopotamia."--Container
Note - System Details DVD
Series Armenian Research Center collection
Alternate Author Toulajian, Manuel
Aharonian, Arthur, 1962-
Bibliotheque Nubar
Centred d'Histoire Arménienne Contemporaine. Bibliothèque Nubar
Armenian General Benevolent Union

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