It's Time To Act

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1.5 million victims. 450,000 survivors.

The Promise tells the story of the Armenian Genocide, which took place from 1915-1922, marking the beginning of 100 years of modern genocides. It launched the world into a cycle of violence and denial that has resulted in millions of lives lost, and entire people groups destroyed.

Injustice is only enabled by silence, and this has played out in horrific ways over the past 100 years. Many times over, justice has lost to silence. So let’s start speaking up. Tell the world about the Armenian Genocide, and every genocide taking place across the globe.

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Join the campaign to #KeepThePromise and use your voice to speak out against injustice like genocide and other human rights violations.

  • The term “genocide” was created by Raphael Lemkin to describe the enormous crime perpetrated against the Armenian people in 1915.

  • The Armenian Genocide has gone largely unacknowledged for 100 years. Join us today and promise to never stay silent in the face of injustice.

  • The Promise is the first feature film to tell the story of the Armenian Genocide. All proceeds go directly to NGOs fighting genocide and injustice around the world today.

April 22, 2017

The Impact of The Promise

This weekend The Promise opened in theaters, and we received so many messages of support. But there is one message we wanted to share, as it captures the essence of why we made the film, and what we hoped it would achieve. Hannah Frueh posted this message on Facebook:  I will never be able to […]

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Chris Cornell (1964-2017)

We are deeply saddened by the passing of Chris Cornell, a loyal friend of The Promise and a fierce ally in the fight for recognition and human rights. We lost a true legend—our thoughts and sympathies go out to his family and friends.