Arpa Foundation presents The Cut by Fatih Akin


Special screening of The Cut


Arpa Foundation for Film, Music & Art, with the American Cinematheque, is proud to present the first Los Angeles screening of internationally acclaimed film THE CUT (2014, Strand Releasing) at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood.

Thursday, May 21, 2015: THE CUT (138 min.)

  • Director: Fatih Akin
  • Writers: Fatih Akin, Mardik Martin
  • Stars: Tahar Rahim, Simon Abkarian, Makram Khoury

Wine Reception at 7:00PM   |   Screening at 8:30PM   |   Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028

About The Cut by Fatih Akin

Premiering first at the Venice Film Festival late last year, THE CUT has since become one of the most highly anticipated films about the Armenian Genocide to be screened in the United States.

This powerful drama centers on Nazaret Manoogian (Tahar Rahim), a blacksmith who crosses continents in search of his two daughters after his family is shattered by the 1915 Armenian Genocide. Playing a character who survives a throat slashing, Rahim’s performance is largely wordless but deeply moving. Watch the official trailer below.

A genuine, hand-made epic, of the type that people just don’t make anymore … that has great intensity, beauty and sweeping grandeur.” – Martin Scorsese.

Proceeds will benefit the Syrian Armenian Relief Fund (SARF).

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