Ara and Lori Jabagchourian proudly hosted a private screening of the movie “The Promise” a night before its general release. Over 280 individuals, including members of the judiciary, local politicians, educators, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs attended this special event. “The Promise” is the first major motion picture addressing the issues of the Armenian Genocide on the big screen.
Eric Esrailian, a co-producer of the film and San Mateo native, prepared a personalized video for the guests that played at the beginning of the movie. Also, Lieutenant Governor of California Gavin Newsom also prepared a personalized video for the evening acknowledging the importance of the recognition of the Armenian Genocide, especially given the current events.