LOS ANGELES—As part of the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Arts Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective, Canadian-Armenian filmmaker Atom Egoyan will screen his movie “Ararat” on Thursday, June 24 at 7 p.m. at the Pacific Design Center SilverScreen Theater.
The screening will follow a question and answer session with Egoyan, whose film weaves together stories concerning a contemporary Armenian family, artist Arshile Gorky, and the Armenian Genocide. The theater is located at 8687 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood, CA 90069.
On Sunday, June 20 at 3 p.m.: Prof. Richard Hovannisian will discuss Gorky’s relationship to Van and the history of the Armenian Genocide. Entitled “Arshile Gorky and the Armenian National Trauma,” Hovannisian’s presentation will take place at MOCA Grand Avenue, Ahmanson Auditorium, 250 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles.