Famous Hollywood actor Ryan Gosling joined #keepthepromise campaign over the Armenian Genocide themed movie ‘The Promise’, by expressing his support for human rights protection in Congo.
Hollywood star Ryan Gosling joins Armenian Genocide movie ‘The Promise’ campaign
STEPANAKERT, APRIL 12, ARTSAKHPRESS-ARMENPRESS: ‘The war in Congo was one of the deadliest wars since World War II. I vow to keep the promise to help support human rights in Congo’, Gosling said in a video.
Earlier many actors and musicians, as well as athletes expressed their support for the film, including Cher, Barbra Streisand, Elton John, Sylvester Stallone, Andre Agassi, Owen Wilson, Dean Cain and Leonardo DiCaprio.
The film was sponsored by late American-Armenian businessman, billionaire Kirk Kirkorian.
Michael, a humble Armenian apothecary, leaves his village to study medicine in cosmopolitan Constantinople. Chris, an American photojournalist who has come to the country to partly cover the geopolitics, is in a relationship with the talented Ana, a Paris-educated, Armenian artist. When Michael meets Ana, their shared heritage sparks an attraction that explodes into a romantic rivalry between the two men. After the Turks join the war on the German side, the Ottoman Empire turns violently against its own ethnic minorities. Despite their conflicts, everyone must find a way to survive — even as monumental events envelope their lives.