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Script Writer Vrezh Petrosyan

Director Vrezh Petrosyan

Cameraman Taron Petrosyan

Year 2014

The film refers to the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide and it tells about the selfless activities of a Danish lady-missionary Maria Jacobsen for the Armenians during the hardest period of the 20th century. In Maria Jacobsen’s diaries there are lots of vivid evidence about the crime committed by the Turks towards the Armenians. In 1928 “The Woman’s missionary workers” organization founds the orphanage called “Bird’s Nest” in Jbeil (Lebanon). Maria Jacobsen starts to work here. The Armenian orphans referred to her as “mama Jacobsen”, “Armenian mother”.

54 minutes