Everyone Prays at Holy Etchmiadzin (Belmont, Mass.)

A screening of the documentary film, “Everyone Prays at Holy Etchmiadzin,” produced and directed by Debra Gonsher Vinik and David Vinik, under the auspices of His Holiness Karekin II, Catholicos of All Armenians. The film documents the daily life and seasonal passages of the Mother See of the Armenian Apostolic Church, using imagery from major feast day celebrations and footage of the visits of spiritual and secular leaders, including His Holiness Karekin II’s pontifical visit to the United States. The documentary also features interviews with scholars George Bournoutian, Helen Evans, Rober ta Ervine, Var tan Gregorian, Rachel Goshgarian, Vahan Hovhanessian, and James R. Russell, as well as church leaders such as Archbishop Khajag Barsamian, Primate of the Diocese, and Bishop Vicken Aykazian, Diocesan Legate. The film had a single television airing in the Boston area in December 2008. The event is free and open to the public. Begins at 8 p.m. at the NAASR Center, 395 Concord Ave. in Belmont, Mass. (Snow date: Feb. 26 at 8 p.m.) For more information, call (617) 489-1610 or email hq@naasr.org.






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