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Gloucester filmmakers Nubar and Abby Alexanian will talk about their new documentary titled “Journey to Armenia: Three Generations from Genocide,” a work in progress that chronicles their efforts to explore their Armenian roots and what they call “the scars of silence.”
Syria’s brutal civil war and how it affects those caught in the crossfire will be the topic for the Cape Ann Forum’s next event on Sunday, Dec. 8, at 7 p.m. at the Gloucester City Hall, featuring Middle East scholar and author Omar Dahi, who is just back from Lebanon.
Nearly three years of bloody civil war in Syria have created what the United Nations, governments and international humanitarian organizations describe as the most challenging refugee crisis in a generation — bigger than the one unleashed by the Rwandan genocide and laden with the sectarianism of the Balkan wars. read more »