Baku, April 6, AZERTAC
Documentary titled Endless Corridor translated into Turkish as part of the Justice for Khojaly campaign initiated by Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva was showcased by Turkish TV 24, the European Azerbaijani Society (TEAS) said.
The documentary will also be displayed on other TV channels in the coming months.
As part of the Justice for Khojaly campaign, the presentation of the film Endless Corridor was held in cities Istanbul, Ankara, Rome, Vilnius, London, Paris, Dublin, Berlin, Bern and Luxembourg. Originally in English, the documentary was translated into the Azerbaijani, Turkish, French, Italian, and German languages in subtitles, and dubbed in Russian as part of TEAS’s Justice for Khojaly campaign.
The premiere of the documentary was held on July 1 last year at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). Gerald Rafshoon (US), a Grammy Award winner, and Aleksandras A. Brokas (Lithuania) are the documentary's producers.
Narrated by renowned British actor Jeremy Irons, the documentary includes memorable video materials from the meetings of Lithuanian journalist Richard Lapaitis, an eyewitness of the Khojaly tragedy, with the survived Khojaly witnesses after he came to Azerbaijan 20 years later, stories based on his interviews with persons directly involved in the arrangement of the tragedy and those on the historical and cultural importance of Nagorno-Karabakh for Azerbaijan. The film refers to some new facts, documents and footages and photos about the Khojaly genocide, and the realities of the massacre are conveyed to the viewers in an impressive way. Those stories tell of the historical and cultural importance of the Nagorno-Karabakh region for Azerbaijan.
The film refers to some new facts, documents and footages and photos about the Khojaly genocide. The realities of the massacre are conveyed to the viewers in an impressive way.
The Khojaly genocide was committed by the Armenian armed forces. Some 613 civilians mostly women and children were killed in the massacre, and a total of 1,000 people were disabled. Eight families were exterminated, 25 children lost both parents, and 130 children lost one parent.