Films

The Armenian Genocide
Time: 25 minutes
Grades 9-12
Teacher's study/resource guide available

Annihilation of the Armenian Population of the Ottoman Empire 1915-1923

The film begins by showing current human rights violations and relates them to other atrocities throughout history. It shows how small violations may leads to genocide, i.e. the extermination of a racial, national, ethnic, or religious group through physical destruction, prevention of births, or forcible transfer of children. The film explains historical events leading up to the Armenian Genocide of 1915-1923. Concluding questions generate student discussion and relate historical events to the present.

Produced for the Curriculum Development and Supplemental Materials Commission of the State of California