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Memorial of Khojaly genocide victims to be commemorated in Prague

Baku, February 13, AZERTAC

The Memorial Evening of Khojaly genocide victims will be held by The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS), under the auspices of the international Justice for Khojaly campaign in Prague on February 27, TEAS fb page said.

The documentary film “Endless Corridor” in remembrance of the 613 Azerbaijani civilians who tragically lost their lives on 26 February 1992 in the Azerbaijani town of Khojaly will be screened in the event.

The film is narrated by Jeremy Irons, and follows Lithuanian journalist Ricardas Lapaitis on a trip back to Azerbaijan 20 years after he covered the Armenia–Azerbaijan conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh and Khojaly Massacre as a war correspondent.

'Endless Corridor' received praise from international critics after being screened internationally throughout 2015. After receiving the Best of Show Award from the prestigious Accolade Global Film Competition in the US, it was awarded the Best Documentary and Best Director for a Documentary Prizes at the Tenerife International Film Festival in Madrid and the Best Documentary Editing Prize at the Milano International Filmmakers Festival. It has also been screened on the pan-European Eurochannel, Israeli Channel 1, CNN Turk, Turkish TV 24, London Live and Al-Jazeera channels.

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