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    AGBU Holds Annual Film Screening by Armenian Filmmakers at Lincoln Center

    NEW YORK — On November 16, the AGBU Performing Arts Department (PAD) held the annual Armenians in Film: 6 Short Films at the Francesca Beale Theater in the Film Society of Lincoln Center, in New York. In its third year, the event featured works by young Armenian filmmakers. “We are committed to supporting our artists on the highest level,” said Michael Sarian, PAD coordinator, emphasizing the significance of showcasing works of Armenian artists in iconic venues. “This famous venue attracts many film enthusiasts and tourists, providing our artists more exposure,” added Sarian. The program included six short films A Void by Raffi Wartanian; Echoes of Survival by Avo John Kambourian;…

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    Award Winners Announced for 2015 Flickers: RI International Film Festival

    Flickers: Rhode Island International Film Festival has announced its 2015 award winners from its 19th Festival, on Sunday, August 9th at the annual Awards Ceremony that was held at The Metcalf Auditorium in downtown Providence. This year’s festival ran fro August 4-9th at venues across the state of Rhode Island, from Newport to Woonsocket, with Providence serving as the hub for the activities. “Thanks to Steven Feinberg, the Rhode Island Film & Television Office, Kristen Adamo at the Providence/Warwick CVB, and Lynne McCormack with the City of Providence, we knocked the ball out of the park, raising the bar for the future and next year’s 20th Anniversary edition of the…