“My Grandmother’s Tattoos” film will be shown at Worcester State University
Commemoration events of the 97th anniversary of Armenian Genocide are starting to be marked in the whole world. As Armenian Weekly writes on Wed., April 18, the
According to the source the movie is about a difficult topic. The movie is about Armenian women and girls who, during the 1915 genocide, were taken as sexual slaves by the perpetrators and other groups and often sold repeatedly for some years through a slave-trading network that emerged. The title refers to the fact that owners would tattoo their names on the chests of these women, who after some time often had multiple names tattooed on their skin.
A panel discussion will follow the showing of the film, with participants including Dr. Dikran Kaligian (managing editor, the Armenian Review), Khatchig Mouradian (Ph.D. candidate, Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies,
The film will be shown in the Ghosh Auditorium (ST 102), Science and Technology Building, at