St. Thomas Armenian Church Cultural Committee hosted Near East Relief Board Member, Shant Mardirossian for the screening of his film “They Shall Not Perish: The Story of Near East Relief.”

use19392_10155754528218328_263712010_oThis powerful documentary film showed the unprecedented humanitarian efforts of thousands of Americans who saved a generation of orphans and refugees after the collapse of the Ottoman Empire during and after World War I.  With over 50 people attending, Mr. Mardirossian and attendees had dialogue about the film and the role of the Near East Relief. Many would echo the opinion of one attendee who said “the film was very well produced and well-received by the audience.”

We invite you to view all of the moments captured from the screening of “They Shall Not Perish” in our photo gallery.