In 1918, Ravished Armenia, the eyewitness account of then 18-year-old Aurora Mardiganian, which relentlessly described her ordeal through the Armenian genocide, triggered a wave of shock. Only a handful of scenes and the script have survived from the film version that was created in 1919 with Aurora in the leading role. The copies disappeared just like Aurora, who died penniless and forgotten in Los Angeles at 92 years old. Arsinée Khanjian reconstructs the story of a wdesperate attempt to relate the indescribable.
As editor of the Agos newspaper, Hrant Dink held fast to a humanistic vision of society's changeability in Turkey. Exactly 10 years ago, he was shot in Istanbul. In honour of Hrant Dink, Can Dündar, former editor-in-chief of the daily newspaper Cumhuriyet, will read a selection of his texts.
The ticket is also valid for the concert of Collectif Medz Bazar at 9:30 p.m.