Late Las Vegas, Nevada Pioneer Kirk Kerkorian Fulfills ‘Promise’ to Expose Armenian Genocide

Late Las Vegas, Nevada Pioneer Kirk Kerkorian Fulfills ‘Promise’ to Expose Armenian Genocide

The estate of late billionaire Kirk Kerkorian is remaining real to the businessman and philanthropist’s vow to bring the disputed Armenian genocide to your screen that is big.

The late nevada casino mogul Kirk Kerkorian earmarked $100 million of his own fortune to make a film about the alleged genocide that is armenian.

Kerkorian, one of the more important figures in developing Las Vegas since it’s known today, passed away in 2015 at the age of 98 with an estimated net worth of $4 billion. But before he passed, the majority that is former of MGM Resorts pledged $100 million to create a movie that highlighted the horrific events that took place between 1915 and 1923 in Armenia.

More than a span of roughly eight years, the Ottoman government systematically exterminated some 1.5 million Armenians. But its successor, the Republic of Turkey, denies genocide ever took place.

Funded by Kerkorian, ‘The Promise’ is a new movie that sets out to bring the Armenian conflict to theaters across the nation. It informs the fictional tale of the love triangle place that is taking 1915 Armenia.

The movie is directed by Terry George, whose credits include ‘Hotel Rwanda,’ the 2004 drama that managed the Rwanda genocide, and stars Christian Bale, Oscar Isaac, and Charlotte LeBon.

‘The film is really a love tale set in the 1st World War in Turkey at the beginning of and through the genocide that is a Continue reading “Late Las Vegas, Nevada Pioneer Kirk Kerkorian Fulfills ‘Promise’ to Expose Armenian Genocide”