ABOUT THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE
In April of 1915 the Ottoman government embarked upon a systematic ethnic cleansing campaign of its own Armenian population. As a result, a million and a half Armenians perished, while hundreds of thousands were deported and displaced. By 1923, the Armenians of Eastern Turkey (Anatolia) were wiped out, leaving behind tens of thousands of parentless children and homeless women.
This film, Women of 1915, delineates the untold stories of those Armenian women, who despite experiencing unimaginable indignities, resiliently survived the genocide and of all those American, Scandinavian, European and Canadian women, who flocked into the killing fields of the Armenian Genocide and helped save a nation.
THE MAKING OF THE FILM
CLIPS FROM WOMEN OF 1915
BARED MARONIAN – DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKER AND DIRECTOR
Bared Maronian is a four time Regional Emmy Award winning American Armenian documentary filmmaker and a 2016 Armin T. Wegner Humanitarian Award Laureate. Maronian has a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the Haigazian University and is a graduate of the Broadcast Career Institute of Palm Beach, Florida.
His production credits include a large number of award winning national, regional, and local television programming for the American PBS network spanning over twenty years.
Maronian’s latest work, Women of 1915, is a documentary film delineating the plight and survival of the Armenian women during the Genocide of 1915 and all those non-Armenian women who flocked into the killing fields of the genocide and rescued thousands of Armenian women and children.