A documentary by Gagik Karagheuzian
The Blue Book
Political Truth or Historical Fact
The Blue Book premier
4th of November 2007 at Riverside Studios London.
"Despite being the century of mediated conflict, with much of its horrors caught on film of various kinds, the twentieth opened with an atrocity that resolutely evaded sustained recording. The genocide of Armenians by the Turkish nation from 1915 is far from being globally accepted as such, and its acknowledgement still carries huge implications
for European and international affairs almost a hundred years on. This important documentary follows the remarkable Ara Sarafian, a London based Armenian and major genocide historian as he looks to prove the authenticity of the so called 'Blue Book', the 1916 British Parliamentary report into the events. A fascinating enquiry into the living reality of archive witness and the search for justice for an entire people."
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