"They Shall Not Perish" Film Screening and Discussion

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
6:00 pm
Event Location: 
Nau 101

As part of the “Sanctuary and Belonging: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Flight, Refuge and Community” Symposium, there will be a screening of the documentary “They Shall Not Perish.” This film details the unprecedented humanitarian efforts of thousands of Americans who helped save a generation of orphans and refugees as a response to the Armenian Genocide in 1915.

The one hour screening will be followed by a discussion with Charles Benjamin, Ph.D., the President of the Near East Foundation and Leon Yacoubian, a UVA SEAS 4th year who founded “Tuff Armenia Project."

The event will begin at 6pm on Wed., April 11 in Nau 101.